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A wake-up call from Indonesia’s manufacturers to government

  • Erwin Aksa

Jakarta | Mon, December 10 2012 | 07:57 am

PREMIUM A recent incident saw labor union members shut down several factories in Indonesia by force as they demanded a higher minimum wage. This wreaked havoc in the country’s business certainty. Unfortunately, the government seems to believe it is the opposite.

As widely reported in the media, labor unions demanded that the government raise the national minimum wage by between 30 and 50 percent ...