Tag Archives: Worker’s Rights

PT Medco Papua in Merauke stops work, will resume once the Market Price Stabilises.

PT Medco Papua, which operates a forestry business in the Boepe area, Kaptel District, Merauke, exporting wood out of Merauke, has stopped its operations for the time being. This stoppage came about because various things the company were doing were contravening the labour law (law no. 13/2003). Officials from the Labour and Transmigration Agency had […]

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Oil palm Workers Imprisoned for Demanding Workers’ Rights.

Jayapura, 21st May 2014, SKPKC received a report from two employees of PT Tandan Sawita Papua. In the report, they related their frustration with the company after having been fired without having received a warning letter beforehand. According to Alexander Tnesi and Marthen Watory’s explanation, the dismissal was a result of a demonstration by oil […]

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