JAKARTA – Businessmen threatened to replace all engine-powered labor if workers often do a demo. This is because of frequent labor demonstrations.
“Then we could just replace all labor with all machines if they always use this (demonstration),” said Chairman of the Indonesian Employers Association (Apindo) Sofjan Wanandi, found in MNC Tower, Jakarta.
According to Sofyan, now, it was talking about this with the government and the labor unions. However, with this demonstration, has made a number of investors and entrepreneurs worry.
“I’ve got a call in the morning from a lot of people from everywhere, they are worried about this (demonstration of workers),” he added.
In fact, he said, there are some investors who will close a plant in Indonesia.
“There, two from Indonesia Japanese one, they move in the field of electronics,” said Sofyan.
As information, a nationwide strike that made hundreds of thousands of workers responded to a cold Tangerang Kingdom Indonesian Employers Association (Apindo) Tangerang. Apindo threatened to shut down the company if workers continue to strike.
“As a result of the strike, the company is loss-making, mending his company closed it then,” said Chief Billy Purwanto Apindo Tangerang.
According to him, every worker demonstrations makes production halted, resulting in huge losses. “Feel free trade aspirations, just do not constantly and even the mass strike like this,” he added.