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Today's labour news

Continuing asbestos use in Indonesia is a public health time bomb 2019-11-09 [ACTU]

White asbestos lines many Indonesian buildings and health experts fear a coming cancer 'explosion' 2019-11-07 [ABC]

Rioting football supporters assault journalists 2019-10-25 [IFJ]

Reinstate Husni! Mobilization continues for union rights at Accor's Pullman Jakarta 2019-10-14 [IUF]

West Papua protest in PNG: 'Do the right thing' 2019-10-11 [Radio New Zealand International]

Jokowi gains support from labor unions 2019-10-09 [The Post]

Oil and gas unions in Indonesia unite to organize 2019-10-02 [IndustriALL]

Thousands of workers to protest Indonesia’s labour laws 2019-10-02 [The Post]

Journalist arrested for Twitter post on conditions in Papua 2019-09-28 [IFJ]

Journalists attacked while covering student protests 2019-09-28 [IFJ]

Journalists attacked covering the protest 2019-09-20 [IFJ]

Activists urged to spam Uniqlo over jobless factory workers 2019-09-13 [Ecotextile]

West Papuan solidarity march in PNG draws thousands 2019-09-10 [Radio New Zealand International]

Journalists blocked from covering protests 2019-09-06 [IFJ]

Thousands of Papuans occupy governors office after rioting 2019-08-30 [Radio New Zealand International]

Journalist ‘doxxed’ over coverage of internet shutdown in Papua 2019-08-26 [IFJ]

Government blocks Internet in Papua and West Papua 2019-08-23 [IFJ]

Trade-unionist assaulted by Hutchison port security in Jakarta 2019-08-22 [ITF]

Evidence of Systematic Wage Theft at BMI 2019-08-16 [IUF]

Tell Chicken of the Sea to take action on human rights violations in its supply chain!  ActNOW!  2019-08-13 [IUF]

Arson attack targets journalist and press group 2019-08-05 [IFJ]

Student reporter attacked by university chancellor 2019-08-05 [IFJ]

Aqua Star, audits and a union leader in prison 2019-07-29 [IUF]

Indonesian shoe and accessory workers picket for unpaid wages 2019-07-23 [IndustriALL]

Working people condemn arrest in Indonesia 2019-07-12 [ACTU]

Working people condemn arrest in Indonesia 2019-07-12 [ACTU]

Massenproteste zur Forderung der Freilassung von inhaftierter Gewerkschaftsführerin bei BMI Indonesien Haupt-Reiter 2019-07-11 [IUL]

Mass protests demand freedom for imprisoned union leader at BMI seafood Indonesia 2019-07-10 [IUF]

SERBUK uses new app to call for stronger legal protections for informal workers 2019-06-28 [BWI]

Solidarity with imprisoned union leader at Indonesian seafood giant BMI 2019-06-18 [IUF]

Vicious escalation in anti-union aggression at Indonesian global seafood supplier BMI 2019-05-25 [IUF]

The Plight of Indonesia’s Homeworkers 2019-05-16 [The Diplomat]

Taking on Gender-Based Violence at Work in Indonesia For more info 2019-05-10 [Solidarity Center]

Post May Day update and calls for international solidarity 2019-05-07 [Mpalothia.net]

Indonesia: Statement from Catut Anarchist Library about #MayDay repression in #Bandung 2019-05-06 [Enoughisenough14.org]

Police repression mars May Day protest rallies 2019-05-06 [Jakarta Post]

Workers Continue Fighting for Decent Wage 2019-05-05 [Tempo]

Home-based workers: One pay check for entire family 2019-05-03 [The Post]

SPKA mobilises in public transport campaign in Indonesia 2019-05-03 [ITF]

PSI workshop in Indonesia on strengthening women and youth leadership 2019-05-01 [PSI]

Hundreds of workers die from overwork following world's biggest single-day elections 2019-04-30 [HuffPost]

Labor unions propose joint team to revise waging regulation 2019-04-27 [Antara]

Workers Union: 500,000 Workers Mobilized in May Day 2019 2019-04-24 [Tempo]

Uber-Capitalism: Platform Mobility/Mobilizing Workers 2019-04-14 [LeftStreamed]

Indonesian university disbands student press over LGBTI story 2019-03-28 [IFJ]

Trade agreements put our right to water at risk 2019-03-22 [PSI]

Timor Leste, Indonesia strengthen relations in press freedom 2019-03-18 [IFJ]

As Indonesia prepares to head to the polls, the crackdown in West Papua continues 2019-03-12 [Equal Times]

Union threat to scupper agreement with Jakarta 2019-03-03 [The Australian]

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This month in labour history

29-11-1946 The All Indonesia Centre of Labour Organizations (SOBSI) is founded in Jakarta, calling for workers unity and socialism. [more]