Thu, 27 May 2004

Govt launches books on labor

JAKARTA: The Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration, in cooperation with the International Labor Organization (ILO), launched on Wednesday a publication titled Major Labor Laws of Indonesia.

The publication is a compilation of three major labor laws: Law No. 21/2000 on labor unions, Law No. 13/2003 on manpower and Law No. 2/2004 on industrial relations disputes.

The Ministry also launched ILO's global report titled Organizing for Social Justice, which is the first report of the second cycle of global reports on freedom of association.

The report said Indonesia had shown positive developments in labor reform. -- JP