Determination of Batam minimum wage was said Riau Islands Governor, Muhammad Sani in Batam, Monday (28/11). The minimum wage are determined by the Riau Islands Provincial Wage Councils which held a meeting on Sunday night, following up the minimum wage proposal from the Mayor of Batam for Rp1.302.992.
Riau Islands Governor, Muhammad Sani as reported by the portal kepri.antaranews.com expect the minimum wage was approved by the employers and employees.
On that occasion he also hoped that the Mayor of Batam add route and fleet transportation for workers, as well as delay the implementation of tax boarding house and food stalls.
"The delay implementation of tax boarding house and diner aims to reduce the cost of living of the workers," he said.
Previously, workers mass held demonstrations at the office of Mayor of Batam demanding a minimum wage of Rp1, 76 million.
The demonstration took place with colored anarchist burning vehicles, postal and police cars and public facilities.
The minimum wage established the Governor was forced to Batam after the workers and employers persist with their respective proposals. Indonesian Businessman Association for only Rp1, 26 million, while the union workers Rp1, 76 million, although the need for decent living in 2011 is the reference for Rp1.302.992.