Ministry of Manpower Welcomes the B20 and L20 Joint Statements in G20 Employment Forum

Badung– The Ministry of Manpower welcomes the Joint Statement between Labor 20 (L20) and Business 20 (B20) which was part of of G20 Labor and Employment Ministers Meeting (G20 LEMM) series event. This joint statement shows the collective commitment between L20 and B20 in upholding the G20 Indonesia Presidency’s spirit “Recover Together, Recover Stronger”.

Minister of Manpower, Ida Fauziyah conveyed in her speech at the G20 Labor and Employment Ministers Networking Dinner with Social Partners in Badung, Bali, Tuesday (13/9/2022).

The Minister of Manpower really appreciated the joint statement between B20 and L20, as it’s in line with the Employment Working Group issues discussed since early March.

“I believe this will give great impacts at the national and global levels in facing the employment challenges in the midst of world uncertainty,” he said.

B20 Indonesia Chair, Shinta Kamdani said to support the G20, B20 is committed to improving global employment conditions through collective consensus in order to create inclusive, innovative, and collaborative growth.

Therefore, B20 together with L20 identified a number of issues that arise and addressed them to 3 main agendas: productive, modern, and decent work; support sustainable enterprises to create decent wage conditions; and create a non-discriminatory company policy that supports gender equality in workplace in Indonesia and globally.

“B20 and L20 collaborates to overcome global and geopolitical challenges through the preparation of tripartite recommendations which encourages reform in employment conditions, especially to address gaps in employment opportunities and conditions between developed and developing countries,” Shinta Kamdani said.

Meanwhile, the General Chair of KADIN, Arsjad Rasjid said gender inclusiveness in one of the keys to face the digitalization era, considering that gender equality improvement potential will increase global economic growth by USD 14 trillion by 2030.

“Thus, B20 by the Women in Business Action Council recognises the gender equality issues through the legacy of One Global Women Empowerment which supports women empowerment in the business sector, digital capacity building, and policies that favor a safe and equal work environment,” he said.

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