Posts with tag: Labour

Talking Indonesia: the omnibus Law on Job Creation

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What does the drafting and deliberation of the omnibus law tell us about the government, its priorities and values? Dr Jemma Purdey discusses these questions and more with Rafiqa Quratta A'yun in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

Will Indonesia’s 4.0 revolution leave women behind?

Indonesia has enthusiastically taken up the term Industry 4.0 but the government has yet to consider how the fourth industrial revolution will affect women, write Joseph Marshan and Ruth Nikijuluw.

Can the omnibus law do what its drafters claim, and bring investment and jobs to Indonesia?

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Even from an investment perspective, the controversial omnibus law looks set to underdeliver, writes Ahmad Syarif Syechbubakr.

Indonesia’s omnibus bill: typo or ‘mistaken instruction’?

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Dr Nadirsyah Hosen, Dr Jeremy J Kingsley and Professor Tim Lindsey write that the so-called “omnibus bill” on job creation has been misnamed – it is basically about making life easier for big business.

Freelancers forgotten amid the Covid-19 pandemic

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Freelance workers in the creative industry are already vulnerable to exploitation. Fathimah Fildzah Izzati writes that many are suffering because of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the government has shown little interest in helping them.

Talking Indonesia: Covid-19 and informal sector workers

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How are informal sector workers coping during the Covid-19 crisis, and what is the Indonesian government doing to assist them? Dr Dave McRae chats to Joanna Octavia in a special 'Policy in Focus' episode of Talking Indonesia.

Talking Indonesia: the gig economy

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Critics of the gig economy say it erodes workers' rights and makes work more precarious. How do these dynamics play out in Indonesia, where a large portion of the workforce is already in insecure and informal work? Dr Dave McRae speaks to Diatyka Widya Permata Yasih in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

Why do millions of Indonesian women still quit work after marriage and kids?

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Lisa Cameron and Diana Contreras Suarez make the case for better policies for women’s empowerment and the national economy.

In an economy-focused campaign, how do the candidates’ policies stack up?

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Ahead of the final debate before the election, Dr Asep Suryahadi assesses the key economic promises coming from either side.

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