The drafts of the omnibus law on job creation, MUI Sec-Gen: It Favors Entrepreneurs over Workers

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Last updated on May 6th, 2021 at 07:44 am

The drafts of the omnibus law on job creation is considered favors entrepreneurs. This was stated by secretary-general of the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) Anwar Abbas at the Congress of Indonesian Ulema held on February 26-29.

“While setting aside the interest of workers and public,” said Anwar as quted by Tempo on Sunday, March 1.

The Congress demanded the bill to be designed for the sake of the public prosperity and welfare by listening to the community opinions if government is determined to pass it. He appealed to the government to not only listen to entrepreneurs during the drafting of the bill.

Anwar also said the government was elected and given a mandate by the people. Hence, he asked the government must work for the people and generate prosperity as great as possible for them.

“Please note this, [the country’s] development is not for the benefit of some but all people,” Anwar underlined.

In the VII Congress of Indonesian Islamic Ulema on February 26-29, there are some recommendations issued including the objection to the job creation omnibus law and the family resilience bill as well as demands to dissolve the Pancasila Ideology Education (BPIB).

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