The law was passed with 158 votes in support in the 300-seat parliament even while it garnered heavy criticism from the opposition on June 16.
The Confederation of Indonesia Trade Union has called for massive protests in November if president Joko Widodo approves the Omnibus job creation law which weakens labor and environmental protection provisions
On August 9, trade unions and farmers’ organizations across India will conduct a protest against the Narendra Modi government’s anti-worker policies which have intensified during the lockdown
Protests continue in Tunisia for a third day to demand better economic conditions and an end to police brutality against protesters
This protest was held against the labour law amendments being passed by the Indian far-right government, which will strip workers of many of their hard-earned rights.
The unions demand that the new dispensation discontinue the austerity policies of its predecessor and incorporate the aspirations of the working class in the ongoing inter-party dialogue in Copenhagen to form a new government.
The unions, including the FNV, the CNV and the VCP, demanded that the government freeze its plan to increase the current retirement age of 65 to 67 by 2021
The new bill by the Emmanuel Macron government is a profound cost-cutting reform that would result in the loss of 120,000 jobs over the next three years.