Legal Vision Asia Pacific
Indonesia During the Pandemic: Employers’ Consideration

As part of our continuing WSG Asia Pacific Vlog series on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected employers and employees in the Asia Pacific region, Makarim & Taira S. provides insight on measures employers have implemented to protect employees and minimize redundancy in the Indonesia. And, address procedures for remote and in-office work arrangements based on latest government and legislative changes.

WSG's Vlog series focuses on important topics in different regions, with member firms and expert leaders providing valuable insights and perspectives.

Relive the Experience

  • Since the start of the pandemic, the government has issued numerous regulations for protecting the health and safety of employees.
  • Remote work is possible for employees, but the implementation of depends on each company.
  • A termination of employment can only happen under certain ground under the law and must be obtained with a final and binding court ruling.

Featured Insights

Featured Insight 1

The Tax Challenges of International Remote Work

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers have seen an increased demand for international remote working arrangements.

Featured Insight 2

New Legal Notice on Digital Platform Work

The Covid-19 pandemic has played an important role in shaping labour markets by accelerating the growth of digital labour platforms which have in turn brought a number of challenges.

Featured Insight 3

Pandemic-Era Extensions for Presenting Government Claims to Public Entity Defendants Expired on October 27, 2022

On October 27, 2022, Governor Gavin Newsom’s COVID-19 pandemic-related extensions of the deadline to present a government claim to a public entity under the Government Claims Act expired.