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Minimum wage for DKI Jakarta Province increases for 2013

The Governor of DKI Jakarta has determined a new Provincial Minimum Wage (“UMP”) that applies to every company in DKI Jakarta. The UMP for DKI Jakarta is stipulated under Governor of DKI Jakarta Regulation No. 189 of 2012 regarding Provincial Minimum Wage for 2013, dated November 20, 2012 (“Regulation”). Based on the Regulation, the UMP for DKI  Jakarta Province will be Rp 2,200,000 (two million two hundred thousand Rupiah) per month,  beginning January 1, 2013. This is an increase of almost 44% over the 2012 UMP of  Rp1,529,150 (one million five hundred twenty nine thousand one hundred fifty Rupiah) per month, which was stipulated under Governor of DKI Jakarta Regulation No. 117 of 2011 regarding Provincial Minimum Wage for 2012.

The Regulation stipulates that companies that are unable to pay the new UMP may request a suspension from the relevant manpower service office no later than 10 (ten) days before the UMP becomes effective on January 1, 2013.

November 27, 2012

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