150 Euro Mindestlohn reichen nicht! Zwei Millionen streiken, 700.000 demonstrieren in Asiens am schnellsten wachsender Volkswirtschaft für eine Verdopplung des Minestlohns! Wo bleibt die Solidarität der Gewerkschaften in den Industrieländern mit ihren Kollegen in den armen Ländern? So können die Arbeiter weltweit leicht von den Unternehmen gegeneinander ausgespielt werden!

INDONESIEN-STREIKS-ARBEIT-INFLATIONHunderttausende Indonesier demonstrieren für höheren Mindestlohn

Jakarta (AFP) In Indonesien haben am Donnerstag hunderttausende Menschen für eine Verdopplung des Mindestlohns demonstriert, um bei der galoppierenden Inflation nicht ins Elend zu stürzen. Nach Gewerkschaftsangaben beteiligten sich zwei Millionen Arbeiter an dem landesweiten Streik, davon 700.000 in der Hauptstadt Jakarta und der Industriezone Bekasi. In allen Fabriken der Hauptinsel Java “ruht die Arbeit”, sagte der Präsident des Gewerkschaftsbundes KSPI, Said Iqbal.

http://www.zeit.de/news/2013-11/01/indonesien-streiks-arbeit-inflation-hunderttausende-indonesier-demonstrieren-fuer-hoeheren-mindestlohn-01174007

Growing strikes:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24753469

Indonesia has been one of the fastest growing economies in the region.

Protesters block the road while demonstrating to demand higher wages on 31 October 2013 in SurabayaUnion leaders said that two million took part in the strike action across the Indonesian archipelago
Workers protest to demand higher wages on 31 October 2013 in SurabayaCorrespondents say that Indonesian factory workers are among the lowest-paid in Asia, often earning less than their counterparts in China or India
Protesters march down the road in SurabayaThe unions are calling for big pay rises as the cost of living spirals because of rising inflation, which in turn has been driven up by unpopular fuel price rises
Indonesia police stand guard during the protest on 31 October 2013 in SurabayaSecurity was tight with more than 17,000 police mobilised in the cites of Surabaya and Jakarta
Workers shout slogans during a protest at the Jakarta Industrial Estate Correspondents say that the number of strikes in Indonesia has risen as workers demand more proceeds from the country’s booming economy
Indonesian workers gather outside their factory in Jakarta Male and female workers in factories producing everything from clothes to electronics stopped work
Workers in Jakarta this year received a 44% jump in minimum salaries to 2.2 million rupiah ($200; £123) per month, and there have been hikes in other parts of the country as well.
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