Ida Hanifah


The published regulations relating to the granting of permits for foreign workers to work in Indonesia actually hurt the sense of justice and reduce the rights of local workers in obtaining decent work and life as mandated by the 1945 Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia. It must be honestly admitted that in some fields, local labor is still inadequate, for example in mastering technology. Based on these conditions, the government should be the regulator and facilitator, providing training that is able to improve the ability of local workers to compete with foreign workers. This is important to do so that dependence on foreign workers can be minimized.


Keywords: implications, permits, foreign workers, employment opportunities

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