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Indonesia: eleven mine workers injured in accident

7 April, 2022Eleven mine workers were injured in a truck crash at the nickel mine site of PT Indonesia Weda Bay Industrial Park (IWIP), located in North Maluku Island on 2 April.

Urgent need to stop mine accidents at Indonesia Morowali Industrial Park

8 March, 2022With horrifying rates of 1,800 accidents and five fatalities every year, IndustriALL affiliates in Indonesia have signed a joint commitment with the regional government to tackle the frequent accidents, as well as the unhygienic sanitary conditions at Indonesia Morowali Industrial Park (IMIP).

Union win: minimum wage hike in Jakarta

25 January, 2022The announcement of a minimum wage hike of 5.1 percent in the capital region of Jakarta for 2022 is a significant victory for Indonesian unions.

Indonesian Supreme Court finds in favour of Freeport strikers

8 December, 2021In 2017, the owners of the PT Freeport Grasberg copper mine in West Papua, Indonesia, provoked a strike of 8,300 workers. The company used the strike, which it said was illegal, as a pretext to fire 4,200. After years of legal disputes, the Indonesian Supreme Court has issued its final judgement: the strike was legal.

Indonesian government told to suspend Omnibus law

2 December, 2021After Indonesia’s constitutional court ruled the so-called Omnibus law unconstitutional, Indonesian trade unions are reiterating their call on the government to suspend the controversial Job Creation Law and related regulations.

Union busting at PT Schneider Electric in Indonesia

16 July, 2021PT Schneider Electric Manufacturing Batam has engaged in union busting by dismissing FSPMI union leader Mr Zulkarnain.

Indonesian women workers convince government to set up women’s protection houses at workplaces

10 June, 2021Indonesian women workers have successfully convinced the government to establish an additional 10 to 15 protection houses for women workers in key industrial zones.

South East Asia cement workers prioritize organizing

9 June, 2021Around 35 cement sector union leaders  from Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines and Vietnam met online to discuss challenges faced in the industry.

Mass demonstrations against Indonesia’s Omnibus law

21 April, 2021The Indonesian Trade Union Confederation (KSPI) organized a street and virtual action against Indonesia’s controversial Omnibus law on job creation on 12 April. 10,000 unionists affiliated to KSPI staged protest in 150 cities and at 1,000 companies.

434 Indonesian paper workers reject poverty wages

18 March, 2021434 outsourced paper workers at PT Tanjung Enim Lestari Pulp & Paper (PTTEL) are striking in protest of poverty wages.