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Freeport Workers Back To Work

While there have been few details to emerge regarding negotiations, it has been reported that a deal was reached that would soon send the Freeport workers back to work.  179 more words


Strike Impacts Production At Freeport's Grasberg Mine

“When I left the situation was like an abandoned war zone,” said the mechanic, who said he was in the last batch of about 2,000 workers to leave the open pit mine.

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More on Freeport Strike in Papua

There has been more coverage of the strike by workers at Freeport’s Grasberg mine in Papua, though I have yet to see any new developments reported.  185 more words


Indonesian Labor Movement As A Model For Egypt?

There have been a number of articles recently, such as this one in The Wall Street Journal, discussing what lessons Indonesia’s transition to democracy offers when considering Egypt’s potential transition from an authoritarian regime to a democracy.  430 more words

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Rupiah and Cents

As was mentioned previously on this blog, it is regional minimum wage setting season.  If news reports are any indication, its hard to see the process as well ordered. 133 more words

Minimum Wage

Time To Talk Minimum Wage

Because Indonesia’s minimum wage is annually adjusted by tripartite boards on the regional level, it is a big news generator.  In every region, every year, there are various parties involved in the process of setting the minimum wage.  248 more words


PT Sumi Indo Wiring System Workers Demand Freedom To Choose New Union

According to reports from Kompas and Pikiran Rakyat, hundreds a workers demonstrated outside PT Sumi Indo Wiring System in Purwakarta, West Java, after the company dismissed and suspended workers in retaliation for organizing activities.  222 more words

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