A Critical Review of Waging in Indonesian Law

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21070/jihr.v3i2.225

Author (s)


(1) * Agusmidah Agusmidah   (Faculty of Law, Universitas Sumatera Utara)  
        Indonesia
(2)  Suria Ningsih   (Faculty of Law, Universitas Sumatera Utara)  
        Indonesia
(*) Corresponding Author

Abstract


This article is comprehensive look of waging in Indonesian law. Waging in employment still pose a problem. No details of the principle of fair and decent with the policies or the application of the rules of waging, always give rise to new issues and discourse. For the Government, to apply fair and decent wage does not merely make the norm on paper but should be able to guarantee the implementation of the norms in society. This paper uses the literature method with the concept approach. This article discover that the wage disputes can be avoided whereas industrial society interpret the wages in return for the sacrifice that has been given and is able to meet the needs of food, clothing and housing. Then it is not worth it if one party for their maximum benefit utilizing weakness of workers by making the waging system that ignores the principle of fair and decent.



Keywords

decent wage; waging; justice for workers; labour law.



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Cited-By

1. Injustice during Night Work for Female Employees: A Lesson from Samarinda, Indonesia
Rio Arif Pratama, Bayu Prasetyo, Asnawi Mubarok, Ikhwanul Muslim
Indonesian Journal of Law and Economics Review  vol: 2  issue: 2  first page: 32  year: 2019  
doi: 10.21070/journalijler.vol2.iss2.2019.9.pp32-38