Workers protest in Jakarta over Indonesia’s new labour law. Photo: Muhammad Rusmadi

Indonesian unionists threaten to paralyse Jakarta over Omnibus jobs law they say will cut minimum wage

  • Workers brave forecasts of torrential rain to gather outside House of Representatives
  • Joko Widodo’s government says law is needed to attract investment and boost job growth; workers fear it will take away their rights
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Workers protest in Jakarta over Indonesia’s new labour law. Photo: Muhammad Rusmadi
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Joe Cochrane

Joe Cochrane

Joe Cochrane is an award-winning Jakarta-based foreign correspondent, editor and former war correspondent.