President Jokowi, Labor Unions Agree on Government Regulation Revision

By Office of Assistant to Deputy Cabinet Secretary for State Documents & Translation
Date 26 April 2019
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President Jokowi accompanied by Board of Labor Unions delivers press conference at Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java, Friday (26/4). (Photo: Presidential Secretariat)

President Jokowi accompanied by Board of Labor Unions delivers press conference at Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java, Friday (26/4). (Photo: Presidential Secretariat)

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on Friday (26/4) had a meeting with representatives of Labor Unions to discuss the revision to Government Regulation (PP) Number 78 of 2015 on Wages.

“We agreed to revise Government Regulation Number 78 of 2015. We expected it as a win-win solution for both the Labor Unions and companies,” President Jokowi said at a press conference after the meeting at Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java.

The President stressed that the revised Government Regulation must benefit both parties–labor and companies.

Regarding the commemoration of International Labor Day, known as May Day, on 1 May, President Jokowi expressed hope that the event will be carried out in peaceful ways. (BPMI Setpres/ES)

Translated by: Estu Widyamurti
Edited by: Muhardi / Mia Medyana

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