Close
Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Monumental Labor Unrest
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Monumental Labor Unrest

Worker Protests at Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park in Bali Close Operations for One Day.


Bali News: Monumental Labor Unrest
Click Image to Enlarge

(5/2/2011)

After disruptions caused by workers' demonstrations that momentarily blocked the entrance to the Garuda Wisnu Kencana monument the day before, operations had already returned to normal by Wednesday, April 27, 2011.

The mass termination of 46 employees hailing from the communities surrounding the GWK Cultural Park resulted in protest demonstrations that included the felling of large trees to block access to the facility.

The fired workers claim their dismissal was unilateral and without prior notice, while Indonesian labor law requires bilateral negotiations and counseling before any dismissal from employment can take place. The disgruntled workers are also advancing complaints that GWK is failing to pay minimum wage levels and outsourcing positions at the park to unregulated outside agencies. According to a report in Nusa Bali, GWK is also being accused of unfair and illegal treatment in how they employ "Daily Workers."

The Department of Manpower Steps In

Quoted in Nusa Bali, the head of the Social and Manpower Office for Badung (Disonaker), Tjok Ngurah Bagus Agung, said he is waiting for wage level reports from GWK so he can verify that the minimum salary level of Rp. 1.21 million (US$134.50) is paid every employee each month. Companies found not to be paying the minimum wage can be sanctioned in a variety of ways, including jail terms for the subject companies' directors.

Addressing claims of abuse regarding the employment of daily workers, Agung confirmed that GWK's use of 66 daily workers is illegal. Daily workers are only allowed for seasonal workers and, as such, are not permitted at GWK where staff are entitled to permanent employment status after a specified period.

The head of the labor union at GWK , Komang Suka, has called on the Department of Manpower to compel GWK to convert daily workers who have worked for at least two years to permanent employee status at GWK.


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.


 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
For Those in the Know on Indonesian Hotels
Douglas Ramage Joins All-Star Line Up of Speakers and Panelists at Indonesian Hotel Investment Conference in Bali on June 6, 2014
(4/20/2014)
We Get Mail!
Review on the Sad State of Baliís Newly Renovated Airport Causes Many Bali Update Readers to Write
(4/20/2014)
We Get Mail!
Following Bali Updateís Editorial on Channel Seven Australia's Unfair Treatment of Bali, We Get a Record Number of Readers Emails
(4/20/2014)
Saving Baliís Starlings
Four More Bali Starlings Released to the Wilds at Sibang Breeding and Release Site
(4/20/2014)
The Fast Check Out Line is Not Working
Tiara Grocer Ignores Supreme Court Order and Continues to Operate Jalan Cokroaminoto Outlet
(4/20/2014)
Bali Property Market in Decline?
Downturn in Bali Property Business May be Short Term and Cyclical
(4/20/2014)
Paying for the Right to Work
Bali's Capital of Denpasar Gets a Windfall from $100 Per Month Foreign Worker Tax
(4/21/2014)
Providing Gifted Students a Free Education
Bali Allocates US$1.74 Million for a Trade School for Underprivileged Students
(4/21/2014)
Evil Disposition
Foreigners Working Illegally in Baliís Tourism Sector as Guides, Drivers, Dive Guides and Surfing Instructors
(4/20/2014)
Bali and Beyond Travel Fair 2014
350 Buyers Expected at Bali & Beyond Travel Fair to be held in Bali June 10-14. 2014
(4/20/2014)
Dogged till the End
Bali Quarantine Officials Euthanize 31 Dogs Seized from Animal Smugglers
(4/20/2014)
Hastie Rise to the Top
Hard Rock Hotel Bali Andrew Hastie Ė Executive Assistant Manager Food & Beverage
(4/20/2014)
All [News]!
 
Tourism and Transport Tourism Agents