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New Regulation on COVID-19 Vaccines Procurement

On October 5, 2020, President Joko Widodo signed the Presidential Regulation No. 99 of 2020 on the Vaccines Procurement and Implementation of Vaccination for Handling the Corona Virus Disease 2019…


Manpower Law Amended

17 years after the enactment of Law No. 13 of 2003 dated March 25, 2003 on Manpower (the “Manpower Law”), certain provisions of the Manpower Law are now amended. On October 5, 2020, the House of…


Omnibus Law Finally Passed

On October 5, 2020, the House of Representatives finally passed the long-awaited Job Creation Law or what is publicly known as the Omnibus Law, amidst controversies during the drafting process. At…


DKI Jakarta Extends PSBB for Two Weeks

On September 11, 2020, the Governor of DKI Jakarta re-imposed the Large-Scale Social Restrictions Activities (Pembatasan Sosial Berskala Besar or “PSBB”) through the Governor Decree No. 959 of 2020…


Minister of Manpower Issues Guidelines for Business Continuity Plans

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, on September 18, 2020, the Minister of Manpower (the “MOM”) issued her Decree No. 312 of 2020 on the Guidelines for the Drafting of Business Continuity Plans (the…


Covid-19 Prevention and Control Protocols for Offices in Jakarta

Approximately 5 months after the Covid-19 outbreak in Jakarta, the Head of the Service Office of Manpower, Transmigration, and Energy of Jakarta Province Agency (“Head of Manpower Agency”) enacted…


DKI Jakarta Re-Imposes Stricted PSBB After Record Of COVID-19 Infections Rise In Cases; Health Protocols In Workplaces

Since June 2020, DKI Jakarta has implemented the transitional phases of the implementation of Large-Scale Social Restrictions Pembatasan Sosial Berskala Besar – THE “PSBB”) by easing the restrictions…


Bank Indonesia Loosens the Mandatory Fulfilment of Giro Reserve Requirements in Rupiah

On May 1, 2020, Bank Indonesia amended the provisions of mandatory fulfilment of Giro Reserve Requirements (Giro Wajib Minimum — the “GWM”) in Rupiah for Conventional Commercial Banks (Bank Umum…


Government to Grant Subsidy for Workers Affected by COVID-19

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Minister of Manpower (the “Minister”) issued the Minister Regulation No. 14 of 2020 dated August 14, 2020 on the Guidelines for the Granting of Government Support in…


Government Relaxes Premia for Manpower Social Security Programs During COVID-19

As an attempt to ensure the continuity of businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Government relaxes the payment of premia for the Manpower Social Security Programs with the issuance of…