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Labor-intensive industry gets wage freeze

  • Bagus BT Saragih

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, November 28 2012 | 09:59 am

PREMIUM Bowing to pressure from businesspeople, the government has decided to allow labor-intensive firms including textile, garment and shoe manufacturers, to seek a delay in raising the minimum wages for their workers.

During a limited Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono asked related ministers to provide a mechanism for companies to enjoy a suspension in adopting the n...