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Medan ‘paralyzed’ by labor protest over wage hike dispute

  • Apriadi Gunawan and Fadli

    The Jakarta Post

Medan/Batam | Thu, December 6 2012 | 07:30 am

PREMIUM Thousands of workers staged a protest in Medan on Wednesday over the provincial minimum wage increase that was set at Rp 1.35 million (US$140.63) per month because it was far less than the Rp 2.2 million they demanded, thereby “paralyzing” daily activities in the North Sumatra capital.

Several main roads leading to important facilities such as Polonia International Airport, Belawan seap...