goodmorningpapua.com – The Papua Provincial Government (Pemprov) stated that the Provincial Minimum Wage (UMP) had increased by 8.3 percent or IDR 302,764 to IDR 3,864,696. This announcement is based on the results of the local Wage Council meeting which was held at Bumi Cenderawasih on Thursday (24/11/2022).
A Head of the Office of Industry, Trade, Cooperatives, MSMEs and Labor of the Papua Province Omah Laduui Ladamay said the ratification of the SK (Decree) was signed by the Regional Secretary of the Papua Province Muhammad Ridwan Ruusukun who was accompanied by Assistant III for General Affairs Derek Hegemur and also the Head of the Papua Province Bappeda , Yohanes Walilo in the Secretary’s office on Monday (28/11/2022). “The increase in the 2023 UMP is quite large which in its own determination we and the Papua Provincial Wage Council held a joint meeting to produce a joint agreement,” he said in Jayapura, Wednesday (30/11/2022).
According to Laduui, the 8.3 percent increase in UMP was a decision based on the results of these discussions, and the Papua Provincial Government through the Governor of Papua Lukas Enembe has approved the proposal, it is hoped that this will provide welfare for workers and employers, and of course for the future development of the Papuan economy. “The 2023 UMP in Papua involves many parties including the Indonesian Employers’ Association (Apindo), the All Indonesian Workers’ Union (SPSI), the Central Statistics Agency (BPS), Cenderawasih University and others,” he said.
Previously, a Ministry of Manpower (Kemenaker) issued Minister of Manpower Regulation Number 18 of 2022 concerning Determination of the Minimum Wage for 2023, one of which stipulates that the adjustment in the value of the minimum wage may not exceed 10 percent. Based on documents downloaded on the Legal Documents and Information Network of the Ministry of Manpower in Jakarta, Friday, the Minister of Manpower (Menaker), Ida Fauziyah, has established the regulation, on 16 November 2022 and legalized on 17 November 2022.