Indonesia’s New Unemployment Benefit Program Under The Omnibus Law

Submitted by pmassetti on Mon, 05/17/2021 - 16:51

Indonesia’s GR 37/2021 introduces the country’s first ever unemployment benefit program, which provides cash stipends and training to the unemployed. To be eligible, participants must have participated in the government’s social security programs the Social Security Administrator for Health (BPJS Kesehatan) for healthcare and the Workers Social Security (BPJS Ketenagakerjaan) for pensions. Employers who fail to register their employees to the program have to pay cash compensation to the employee as a lump sum.

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