MOM Reg 8/2021 is an implementing regulation that details the requirements businesses must fulfill to hire foreign workers.
Under Resolution 68/NQ-CP the government has unveiled several financial packages to employers and employees affected by the fourth wave of COVID-19.
Only foreigners with work, business, or residency permits can enter Indonesia, although they will be placed in quarantine for five days.
Singapore will increase the Central Provident Fund (CPF) contribution rates for employees aged 55 to 70 years from January 1, 2022.
Indonesia’s GR 36/2021 has eliminated the sectoral minimum wage while establishing a provision for hourly pay for part-time workers.
Vietnam’s Decree 152 overlooks the management of foreign workers in Vietnam as well as the hiring of Vietnamese employees that work for foreign businesses.
As of May 17, visitors from both countries can cross the border for compassionate reasons, such as visiting family members that are critically ill.
Indonesia’s GR 37/2021 introduces the country’s first ever unemployment benefit program, which provides cash stipends and training to the unemployed.
Due to the pandemic, many ASEAN members did not raise their minimum wages or did not raise them significantly.
Indonesia’s Ministry of Manpower has reminded employers that payment of the religious holiday allowance (THR) is still obligatory despite the pandemic.