Indonesia resources

  1. Overview of key issues related to domestic workers in Southeast Asia

    10 July 2006

    Provide an overview of the key human rights and labour rights issues in relation to domestic workers, as well as the possible abuses and exploitation facing them.

  2. Better labour migration administration YESS!!!! Human exploitation and abuse NO!!!!

    12 June 2006

    Brochure contains overview of some important articles of the Act no. 39/2004 on the Indonesia migrant workers protection and placement.

  3. Protection and prevention for Indonesian migrant workers

    12 June 2006

    Brief information on protection and prevention for Indonesian migrant workers.

  4. The Regulation of Domestic Workers in Indonesia

    01 June 2006

    One of the most vulnerable groups in the Indonesian workforce is the women and men, sometimes girls and boys, who are engaged as domestic workers, both within Indonesia and abroad. Their position in the informal economy, usually working in homes and outside the scope of general labour legislation, requires special attention.

  5. Indonesia: Pekerja Anak Jermal di Medan

    20 May 2006

    The short film captured the dangerous lives of children working on jermal platforms, engaged in hazardous works and exposed to unsafe working conditions, risk of drowning, long working hours (between 12-20 hours per day), and three months of isolation from their families. They were also vulnerable of physical and sexual abuses from adult coworkers or employers. The film also showed efforts taken by the ILO through its International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) to eliminate jermal children. The film was already broadcasted by a national TV station (only available in Bahasa Indonesia).

  6. Indonesian Domestic Workers

    15 May 2006

    Every year nearly 400,000 domestic workers leave Indonesia to work abroad. For most the experience is positive, allowing them to earn many times what they would earn at home. Hidden from public view in private homes however, domestic workers can be targets of exploitation and abuse as ILO TV reports.

  7. Fixing minimum wage levels in developing countries: common failures and remedies

    01 May 2006

    Addresses the common questions asked in Indonesia as to whether the minimum wage rates are either very low or very high.

  8. Indonesia: Peran Polisi dalam Hubungan Industrial

    01 May 2006

    The short film captured joint efforts taken by the Indonesian National Police, in collaboration with the ILO through the ILO/USA Declaration Police Training Project, to enhance police capacity and understanding in handling industrial disputes and promote the ILO fundamental principles and rights at work, in particular the principles on freedom of association and collective bargaining. The film was already broadcasted by a national TV station (only available in Bahasa Indonesia).

  9. ILO Jakarta newsletter, May 2006

    01 May 2006

    Illustrates the broad range of programmes and activities of the ILO in Indonesia, many of which are directly relevant to the national social and economic goals of the tripartite constituents - governments, employers and workers.

  10. Is a flexible labor market stabilizing unemployment or a rigid thing?

    24 April 2006

    An opinion-editorial by Tauvik Muhamad, Programme Officer, ILO-Jakarta, capturing pros and cons debates on flexible labour market. The opinion article was published by the Jakarta Post on 24 April.