DPR Reminds Additional Eid Leave Cannot Cut Salaries


BONSERNEWS.com – Deputy Speaker of the DPR, Muhaimin Iskandar, spoke out regarding the news that the company had cut workers’ wages due to the addition of the Eid al-Adha 1444 Hijriah holiday.

He emphasized that there would be no salary deductions for workers who get additional leave at that time.

“I have received many reports from workers regarding salary deductions if I take additional Eid leave. I don’t think companies should do this. They have the right to take longer leave, and the government has facilitated it,” he said, Tuesday, June 27, 2023.

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Cak Imin, Muhaimin Iskandar’s nickname, also encouraged the Ministry of Manpower (Kemnaker) to be more aggressive in disseminating information to all companies, especially private companies, that the policy of joint leave is optional or optional and in accordance with the agreement between employers and workers.

The general chairman of the National Awakening Party (PKB) has high hopes for the government to be more active in providing an understanding to employers regarding workers’ rights during collective leave. On the other hand, he asked the Ministry of Manpower to strictly supervise companies and employers so that no worker or laborer suffers a loss in the policy of adding Eid al-Adha 2023 leave.

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“I also urge companies to adjust the joint leave policy with company regulations or work agreements, and take into account the conditions and operational needs of the company, so that business productivity during joint leave is maintained,” said the legislator for the VIII East Java Pilgrimage.

Previously, the Minister of Manpower Ida Fauziyah answered employers’ complaints about the additional joint leave set by the government on this year’s Eid al-Adha. He said that the joint leave policy is actually facultative or optional and is in accordance with the agreement between employers and workers. This means that employers may not apply the policy. ()

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