In its research report Kesenjangan Tata Kelola Hak-Hak Buruh Sektor Pertambangan Mineral Logam di Indonesia, Inkrispena provides a comprehensive overview on governance gaps related to labour rights in the metal and mineral mining sector.

Inkrispena compares central government policies and practices with the international expectations outlined in the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. As a study of human rights law in context, Inkrispena not only considers the gaps between what is normative and what is real, but also reflects on the power dynamics involved.

The report provides a detailed overview of the current relevant labour and other laws in Indonesia and outlines problematic shortfalls in these laws that lead to the avoidance of protection, respect for and remedy human rights abuses workers in the metal and mineral mining sector. The various governance gaps identified have impact on many labour dimensions, including labour recruitment processes, work status, working hours, wages, occupational health and safety, freedom of association, and handling of labour disputes.

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