Gajimu Garment Newsletter
May 2020

Pre-Employment Card No Longer Relevant in Facing Unemployment Issues Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

The Pre-Employment Card is expected to be a tool for people affected by layoffs during the Covid-19 pandemic. However, the community currently needs more direct financial assistance or basic needs support, instead of online training. Learn more about the Pre-Employment Card and other government policies and programs to protect workers during the Covid-19 pandemic (text in Indonesian).

Wageindicator Presents Latest Survey Results on Impact of Covid-19 in 110 Countries

Out of the 12 countries in Asia surveyed by WageIndicator, Indonesia is the country where workers have lost their jobs the most. According to data from WageIndicator, 34% of respondents from Indonesia have lost their jobs during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Latest Updates from Covid-19 Impact Survey - as of May 14, 2020

300 Indonesian respondents

How does COVID-19 affect your work? (The percentages and amount of respondents are subject to change)
Fill out the Covid-19 Pandemic Impact Survey for Workers

Covid-19 Factory Survey Implementation

On May 8, 2020, the Indonesian Gajimu team and the Gajimu Garment interviewers conducted a virtual briefing for the Covid-19 Factory Survey. The survey aims to gather information about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on business activities. It focuses specifically on the garment sector and actions that have been taken by the factories to provide workers protection and to overcome the Covid-19 crisis. The results of this survey will be used as a database to conduct dialogues and advocacy with government institutions and other relevant policymakers.
Check the Latest Activities of Gajimu Garment

Understanding Difference between Labour Law No.13/2003 and Draft Omnibus Bill on Job Creation

How is the Omnibus Bill on Job Creation different from Labour Law No.13/2003? And why does the Omnibus Bill on Job Creation needs to be reviewed? Learn more about the draft of the Omnibus Bill (text in Indonesian).

Wages Protection Scheme during Covid-19 Pandemic

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many employers cut or suspend their workers wages. But is this allowed? Learn more about legal wages withholding and suspension in Indonesia (text in Indonesian).
Gajimu Garment is a website where workers, employers and other stakeholders in the Indonesian garment industry can easily access information about wages, labour law and the compliance rate by individual garment factories. Gajimu Garment was initiated by the WageIndicator Foundation - with support from the C&A Foundation - to enhance labor market transparency for the benefit of the public at large, and more particularly of those working in the garment industry.

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