Manpower Minister issues a circular on THR for workers

Manpower Minister issues a circular on THR for workers

Illustration - Payment of Holiday allowances. (ANTARA photos / Andreas Fitri Atmoko)

Jakarta (ANTARA) - Minister of Manpower M. Hanif Dhakiri has issued Circular Number 2 of 2019 concerning Implementation of 2019 Religious Holidays Allowance (THR) for Workers / Laborers at the Company.

The circular letter was addressed to regional governors throughout Indonesia, the Ministry of Manpower said in a press statement, here,  on Saturday,

THR should be given to workers / laborers who have had a working period of one month continuously or more.

Allowances should also be given to workers / laborers who have a working relationship with an employer based on a non-specified time employment agreement or a work agreement at a certain time.

The circular also discusses the amount of THR that must be paid by companies. A worker / laborer who has a 12-month work period continuously or more, must be given THR equal to one-month salary.

For workers / laborers who have a working period of one to 12 months, they are given proportionally with the calculation of the length of work period divided by 12 months and multiplied by one month's wages.

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