TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Circular Letter (SE) of the Minister of Manpower (Menaker) regarding Holiday Allowances or THR for workers/labourers is planned to be issued today, Monday, March 27 2023.
This was confirmed by the Director General for Development of Industrial Relations and Employment Social Security at the Ministry of Manpower or Kemnaker Indah Anggoro Putri.
“SE Menaker about THR, God willing, tomorrow (today) will be published,” Indah said via a written message on Tempo on Sunday, March 26, 2023.
The Deputy Minister of Manpower Afriansyah Noor emphasized that THR must be paid in full or full. He stated that THR must be given to workers/laborers who meet the requirements, cannot be paid in installments, and is paid on D-7 Eid.
“In essence, it is the same as last year’s THR, that THR for workers/laborers is mandatory to be paid in full to workers/laborers, cannot be paid in installments,” said Afriansyah in a written statement to TempoSunday, March 26, 2023.
Furthermore, Afriansyah said the THR for workers/laborers would be announced by the Minister of Manpower Ida Fauziyah. While the THR for ASN or state civil servants will be announced by President Joko Widodo or Jokowi.
“Workers are paid H-7 (Eid),” said Afriansyah.
Meanwhile, there has been a proposal for joint leave to be brought forward to April 19 to April 25, 2023. Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi said on Friday, March 24, 2023 that with this policy, people can go home from April 18 afternoon. So the government also urges employers to provide THR before April 19, 2023.
Head of the Indonesian Employers’ Association (Apindo) Labor Division, Anton Supit, responded to this. “Apindo will leave the decision to the respective companies,” he said TempoSaturday 25 March 2023.
Meanwhile, Deputy Chairperson for Employment and HR Development of the Indonesian Textile Association (API) Nurdin Setiawan said that textile entrepreneurs would continue to pay THR according to existing regulations.
“In terms of THR payments, we follow the norms, which are no later than 7 days before the holiday,” he said when contacted Tempo on Saturday, March 25, 2023.
According to calculations Tempoif Eid al-Fitr 2023 falls on April 21 or 22 2023, D-7 falls on April 14 or 15 2023. Thus, the distribution of THR to workers/laborers is carried out on April 14 or 15 2023.
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