The Role of The Government in The Number of Workers Experiencing Layoffs During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Pakpahan, Elvira Fitriyani and Anwar, Meilinda and Harris, Marcellina Riyo and Tama, Angel Ong (2021) The Role of The Government in The Number of Workers Experiencing Layoffs During the Covid-19 Pandemic. In: ICLHR 2021, 14-15 April 2021, Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Abstract

The Ministry of employment noted that until July 31, 2020, the number of workers affected by layoffs and being laid off had reached more than 3.5 million as the result of Covid-19 pandemic. This research aims to analyze the role of the government in the number of workers experiencing layoffs during the Covid-19 pandemic in the city of Medan. This research uses empirical juridical method. The conclusion obtained from this study is that the central and local governments have made various efforts in handling the Covid-19 pandemic, including: Stay at Home Policy, Work from Home, Health Protocol "The New Normal", Implementation of Health Protocols with Big Scale Social Restrictions, Pre-Employment Card Program, and Socio-Economic Policy Package. The efforts of the Medan city government in dealing with the many cases of layoffs in companies have also been carried out, namely referring to the central government policy.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: government; labor; work termination; and covid-19
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2022 10:54
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2022 10:54
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/9433

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