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Jakarta Post

No salary increase until next year

  • The Jakarta Post

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, June 24, 2013   /  02:05 pm

A minister says that businesspeople are still reluctant to raise their employees'€™ salaries, despite the recent hike in subsidized-oil prices.

"I have met with businesspeople. According to them, last year's salary increase was quite significant. Several firms have raised their [employee] salaries by 40 percent,'€ said Industry Minister MS Hidayat on Monday, as quoted by

'€œThere will be a pay increase next year of around 10 percent,'€ he added.

Hidayat said that following the fuel-price hike, public transportation fares would increase by 15 percent.


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