Indonesia urged to create unemployment insurance scheme

Pedro Gonçalves
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Indonesia needs to have an unemployment insurance scheme and clear regulations for per-hour employment to ensure workers' protection, a think tank has urged. The Institute for Development of Economics and Finance (INDEF), through researcher Bhima Yudhistira, said that Jakarta should implement unemployment insurance, which will act as a safety net to ensure workers' salaries meet the minimum wage regulations. "In this hire-and-fire context, workers might not get decent pay even at the amount of the minimum wage," the Jakarta Post quoted him as saying during a seminar discussing an omni...

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