Limits on working hours help to ensure safety and health at work, provide enough rest between shifts, and enable workers to balance family and work responsibilities.
8.1.1.Regular Working Hours
Regular working hours are limited to 40 hours per week. Any work beyond 40 hours is considered overtime.
Employers can carry out the provisions of regular working hours per day in the following manner:
No more than 7 hours per day for 6 regular working days per week regular, or
No more than 8 hours per day for 5 regular working days per week.
8.1.2. Working Time Records
Working time records should not be modified or falsified in any manner. Employers should have a reliable and fair attendance system.
Workers should not be instructed to work while they are not logged or punched in.
MANPOWER ACT NO. 13 OF 2003, ARTS. 77-78 [UU KETENAGA-KERJAAN NO. 13 TAHUN 2003, PASAL 77-78;
MOMT DECREE OVERTIME HOURS AND OVERTIME WAGES NO. KEP.102/MEN/VI/2004, ARTS. 3-4, 6(3) [KEPUTUSAN MENAKERTRANS TENTANG WAKTU KERJA LEMBUR DAN UPAH KERJA LEMBUR NO. KEP.102/MEN/VI/2004, PASAL 3-4, 6(3)]
8.1.3. Time Off / Rest
Employers are required to provide the workers at least a half hour of rest for every four hours of continuous work and this rest time is not counted as work time.
Workers who work 40 hours in six days of a week are entitled to one day off per week, and workers who work 40 hours in five days of a week are entitled to two days off per week.
Workers entitled to have I day off after 6 working days within a week or 2 days off after 5 working days in a week.
Employers requiring overtime work also must provide adequate time for rest and meal breaks. Employers are required to provide drinks and nutritious food of at least 1,400 calories to workers who work overtime for three or more hours. This cannot be replaced with money.
MANPOWER ACT NO. 13 OF 2003, ART. 79 [UU KETENAGAKERJAAN NO. 13 TAHUN 2003, PASAL 79];
MOMT DECREE OVERTIME HOURS AND OVERTIME WAGES NO. KEP.102/MEN/VI/2004, ARTS. 3, 7 [KEPUTUSAN MENAKERTRANS TENTANG WAKTU KERJA LEMBUR DAN UPAH KERJA LEMBUR NO. KEP.102/MEN/VI/2004, PASAL 3, 7]