President welcomes union to discuss May Day

President welcomes union to discuss May Day

Jakarta (ANTARA) - President Joko Widodo welcomed a number of union representatives at the Bogor Palace on Friday to discuss the commemoration of Labor Day and agreed to revise Government Regulation (PP) Number 78/2015 concerning wages.

"We have also agreed to revise PP 78 and we expect the unions, workers, as well as companies to be happy," the President said.

President Jokowi welcomed President of Confederation of All Indonesian Trade Unions Andi Gani Nuwa Wea, President of Confederation of All Indonesian Trade Unions Mudhofir, President of Confederation of All Indonesian Trade Unions Said Iqbal, Chairperson of Indonesian Workers Union Confederation Ilhamsyah, Chairperson of Sarikat Labor Muslim Indonesia Syaiful, President of the Confederate Union Nusantara Muchtar Guntur, and Chairperson of Commission A DKI DPRD Wiliam Yani.

During the meeting, they also discussed carrying out the Labor Day warning agreement peacefully.

"Regarding 'May Day', which will be held next week, [everyone] agrees that the Labor Day commemoration will be carried out in a good way and [through] peaceful activities," the President explained.

The Head of State hoped that all people would be happy during the Labor Day commemoration.  

   

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