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Nation’s ‘elitist’ labor movement is consumed by factionalism

  • Ridwan Max Sijabat

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, December 10 2012 | 08:04 am

PREMIUM Despite an outward appearance of solidarity in support of demands for improving the welfare of the nation’s workers, local labor unions are divided and out of touch with a majority of their members.

The only thing contributing to the labor movement’s success over the last decade has been an increased number of unions, due to the political liberalization that followed the fall of the New...