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Name: Minister of Manpower and Transmigration Decree No. Kep.230/MEN/2003 concerning Certain Categories and Occupations that can be Charged Job Placement Fees.
Country: Indonesia
Subject(s): Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2003-10-31
Entry into force:
ISN: IDN-2003-R-71272
Bibliography: Labour Regulations, 2005, Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration and ILO Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia, ISBN: 92-2-017414-6, pp. II.A 113-118
Abstract/Citation: Implements Art. 38 of the Act No. 13 of 2003. Article 4 provides that recruitment agencies may charge fees from employers as well as workers recruited for certain jobs and occupations. Article 5 lists these as managerial, supervisory, operational positions, and jobs requiring professional qualifications with the minimum requirement of a bachelor degree plus professional education. The positions are to receive no less than three times the locally applicable wage. The amount of the fee to be paid is to be agreement on between the recruitment agency and the worker but is not to exceed one month's wages to be paid in no less than five instalments (Article 7).
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