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Jakarta Post

Labor unions victory over Jokowi, companies

  • The Jakarta Post

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, November 7, 2013   /  04:52 pm

The Jakarta State Administrative Court (PTUN) ruled in favor of labor unions, which demanded that seven companies commenced paying their workers in line with the 2013 provincial minimum wage (UMP) regulation.

The companies still pay their workers below the minimum wage of Rp 2.2 million (US$193.6) stipulated in a special decree issued by Jakarta Governor Joko '€œJokowi'€ Widodo.

The companies were PT Kaho Indah Citra Garmen, PT Misung Indonesia, PT Myungsung Indonesia, PT Kyeungseng Trading Indonesia, PT Star Camtex, PT Good Guys Indonesia and PT Yeon Heung Mega Sari.

Jakarta Legal Bureau head Bayu Mahendra said, as quoted by, the provincial government would issue an appeal over the ruling.

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