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Thousands of firms seek exemptions from minimum wage

  • Ridwan Max Sijabat

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, December 11 2012 | 10:04 am

As workers held mass protests and strikes last week, thousands of labor-intensive companies are seeking government approval to postpone raising workers’ monthly wages to the new rate in the new year.

Companies can petition to delay the raise in wages as long as they can show that they have faced financial difficulties in the past two years, and proof is available for auditing by a public...

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