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SMEs to be exempt from minimum wage obligation

  • Hans David Tampubolon

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, November 13 2012 | 08:04 am

PREMIUM The government plans to be lenient with small and medium enterprises (SMEs) by not insisting outright that they pay their workers the new minimum wage.

“SME businesses can propose a postponement if they feel the new minimum wage is too much of a burden,” Manpower and Transmigration Minister Muhaimin Iskandar told reporters after a coordination meeting on labor at the Office of the Coor...