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Formal sector workers still deprived of basic benefits

  • Tifa Asrianti

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sun, May 1 2011 | 03:47 pm

PREMIUM Despite working for a German sports apparel company that amasses annual profits of millions of dollars, garment manufacture worker Jamiatun can barely make ends meet for her family.

After a decade of labor at the garment company, she earns a monthly salary of Rp 1.29 million (US$143). As her husband is always between jobs, living expenses and the two children’s education swallow almost al...