JWB PARTNERS WITH MAJOR UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL LABOUR UNION, ON COMPENSATION CLAIM TRAINING

Justice Without Borders recently joined with the Legal Clinic at the University of Indonesia and the Indonesia Migrant Workers Union (SBMI) for a training on “Case Management and Identification of Compensation Claims for Indonesian Migrant Workers”, in Sukabumi, West Java. The training, included nearly 30 participants, who sought to improve their legal understanding and case…

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Case Worker Training Opens Path For Just Compensantion Abroad

Migrant worker cases are complicated. This is especially so when the workers have returned to their home countries. Fortunately, difficult does not mean impossible. With work and training migrant workers who have returned from Hong Kong and Singapore can pursue justice from abroad. We recently introduced this topic in two trainings in Depok and Surabaya….

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JWB Menggelar Pelatihan Klaim Kompensasi untuk Pegiat BMI Sukabumi

Justice Without Borders (JWB) bekerjasama dengan Klinik Hukum Fakultas Hukum Universitas Indonesia dan Serikat Buruh Migran Indonesia mengadakan pelatihan “Pengelolaan Kasus dan Identifikasi Klaim Kompensasi Bagi Buruh Migran Indonesia”, di Sukabumi, 5 November 2017 silam. Pelatihan ini yang diikuti sekitar 30 orang peserta ini bertujuan memberikan pemahaman hukum dan meningkatkan keterampilan penanganan kasus bagi para…

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Keadilan bagi Rita: Upah Yang Ditahan 5 Tahun Akhirnya Diakui Secara Resm

  Lima tahun setelah majikannya menahan sebagian dari gajinya, klien kami, Rita*, akhirnya menjadi kreditur resmi melawan majikannya. Rita meninggalkan Indonesia untuk bekerja di Singapura pada tahun 2010 dan kembali pulang pada tahun 2012. Hanya mendapatkan gaji beberapa bulan selama dua tahun kerja, majikannya berjanji akan mengirimkan uangnya setibanya ia di kampung halaman. Tak dinyata,…

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Pelatihan Bagi Pegiat Organisasi Migran Membuka Jalan Bagi Kompensasi Yang Adil Untuk Pekerja Migran Indonesia

Menangani kasus pekerja migran tidaklah mudah. Apalagi jika pekerja migran sudah kembali pulang. Meski demikian, hal ini bukan tidak mungkin dilakukan. Ada berbagai cara dimana pekerja migran yang sudah kembali dari Hong Kong dan Singapura dapat menuntut keadilan. Hal tersebut dibahas dalam pelatihan dengan tema “Melakukan Gugatan Perdata Bagi Pekerja Migran di Singapura dan Hong Kong…

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Pekerja Migran Sukses Melawan Biaya Agen Ilegal

Titi akhirnya memenangkan gugatan di pengadilan. Kemenangan ini membuat Titi terbebas dari biaya agen illegal. Sebenarnya, hukum di Hong Kong membatasi biaya agen hanya sejumlah 10% dari gaji pertama atau sekitar HK$400. Namun kenyataannya agen di Hong Kong membebankan Titi biaya berkali-kali lipat. Guna mengelabui aturan, agen di Hong Kong memaksa Titi mengambil pinjaman “pribadi”…

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ILO-JWB Partnership Brings Cross-border Civil Litigation Skills to Indonesia-Malaysia Corridor

JWB and the International Labour Organization (ILO) Malaysia hosted a workshop to develop civil litigation strategies for Indonesian migrant workers who face exploitation and human trafficking in Malaysia. The event in Kuala Lumpur brought together front-line NGOs and legal practitioners who regularly serve migrant workers in the home or host countries. Attendees looked to identify…

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JWB Exceeds Goals at Fundraiser in Singapore

JWB recently hosted its second “Happy Hour on a Mission” networking fundraiser at the Tower Club in Singapore. Over 40 legal and business professionals gathered to relax, network and raise funds to strengthen access to justice for victims of labour exploitation and trafficking in Singapore. With the support of our generous sponsors, we raised SGD$11,000….

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23 Sept: CPD Workshop on Cross-Border Civil Remedies

_______________________________________________ Practicing law in Hong Kong? Join us for our upcoming CPD event, Private Remedies for International Migrant Workers in the 21st Century: A Legal Education Workshop on Cross-Border Civil Litigation. This event will be held on Friday, 23rd September 2016, 1.00PM – 5.00PM, at Room 901 in the Cheng Yu Tung Tower, the University of Hong…

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