Ahok to Decide 2017 Jakarta Minimum Wage Next Month

LB Ciputri Hutabarat    •    21 Oktober 2016 17:38 WIB
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Ahok to Decide 2017 Jakarta Minimum Wage Next Month
Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Photo: Antara/Reno Esnir)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok) will decide the Jakarta minimum wage for 2017 on November 1, 2016. 

Ahok mentioned the Jakarta Wage Council is still in deadlock. He underlined that he will take decision although the council does not reach an agreement.

"I will follow (the Government Regulation No. 78 of 2015 on Remuneration)," said Ahok at City Hall on Friday (10/21).

Ahok predicts the minimum wage will be below Rp3.5 million. The current minimum wage is Rp3.1 million.

"Maybe around Rp3.2 million-Rp3.4 million," he stated.


(WAH)