Respect Indonesian workers' rights
  • Petitioned Mr. Akhio Isuzuka

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Head-Office Japan
Mr. Akhio Isuzuka
cc: KSN Union
cc: KSN Union
cc: KSN Union
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Owner of PT. NBC Indonesia
Mr. Akhio Isuzuka
cc: KSN Union
cc: KSN Union

Respect Indonesian workers' rights

    1. Petition by

      Asian TNC Monitoring Network

Support the Striking workers of NBC in Indonesia

19 March 2012. Workers of NBC Indonesia, members of  worker Union of PT NBC Indonesia held on strike. They are worker union that affiliated to the Federation of People Workers Union, West Java and nationally affiliated to the National Union Confederation (KSN). 

The strike held in the location of factory due to the rejection from the management to conduct negotiation with the union related to the demand on wages for the workers. The workers demand the company to pay their wage together with the years-of-service appreciation (gratuity) for those who have been working in the factory since 15 years ago. The Union demand the company to pay Rp. 17. 500 (US$ 1.90) for every year of service of the workers. Today, the strike has been started and the management has refused to continue the negotiation. Beside demand on wages, workers also witness some accumullation on problems, e.g.: uncertain employment status (contract-based with no limit of time), no menstruation leave, transportation allowance, etc.

It was also triggered by the fact that the President Director, Mr. Khosi Watanabe has been acting arrogantly toward the workers by showing disrespectful treatment. As an expatriate, Watanabe has shown negative attitude / misbehaviour toward culture, tadition, and labour law in Indonesia. Though demand on proper wage is the main demand of the workers, the arrogance shown by Watanabe has also triggered the strike.

NBC Indonesia, is a Japanese Company located in the Industrial Area of KIIC Karawang, Indonesia and produce screen mesh for screen printing of electronic PCB and filter of automotive. Therefore, KSN calls for support and petition to help the strike held by the workers of NBC Indonesia. Detailed information related to the NBC can also be accessed through their web site : www.nbc-jp.com

 

In Solidarity,

Khamid Istakhori

Secretary-General of National Union Confederation (KSN), Indonesia 

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    1. The petition is closed - settlement reached

      Dear comrades,
      This petition has provided significant contribution to the settlement of this case. NBC finally agreed to meet workers demand.

      The petition has given a pressure to the head office of NBC in Japan. We received information that the management of PT NBC Indonesia has been questioned by the Head Office of NBC Japan due to the petition they received from international networks and emails received by the owner of NBC in Japan related to the strike held by the workers in PT NBC Indonesia, Karawang.

      In the name of all workers of PT NBC Indonesia and members of National Union Confederation, we would like to express and extend our gratitude for the supports we have received from international networks.

      Khamid Istakhori
      Secretary-General of DPP KSN

    2. Reached 25 signatures

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    • melody kemp VIENTIANE, LAO PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC
      • over 2 years ago

      Maaf setelah apa negara Indonesia jadi mennjual buruh sampai Japan? Kalau Watanabel tidah punyah hormati pada orang Indonesia, mungkin dia harus pulang.

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