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Indonesia / Minimum Wage / A Task Force to Anticipate Labor Layoffs

The Manpower and Transmigration Ministry has established a task force to monitor the threat of job dismissals following the implementation of monthly minimum wage standards considered as too burdensome by industries, the ministry said on Wednesday.

“Our task force is continuously monitoring, so that not a single job dismissal takes place because of the rising monthly minimum wage standards,” the Manpower and Transmigration Minister Muhaimin Iskandar said in a ministry release.

“This task force will conduct early detection so that the application of the 2013 minimum wage standard will not disturb the performance of companies and not lead to job dismissals.”

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