Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)


Legal Politics and Policy Setting of Wage Systems for Creating Social Justice of Workers

Author(s): Endeh Suhartini, Hartiwiningsih, I Gusti Ayu Kutut Rachmi Handayani, Martin Roestamy

Working is an activity that must be carried out by mankind to fulfill their daily needs for themselves and their families. Work is done to get a wage or income to meet decent needs as expected. The aim of the research is to study, analyze and evaluate the legal politics of the system of payment of workers' wages in accordance with the applicable legal provisions in the community, and analyze and assess the obstacles in implementing the wage payment system to create social justice especially for company workers. Hence, the politics of law of the wage system is crucial to creating social justice for the benefit of both employers and workers. The implementation of the worker wage system, especially for company workers, has not been maximally implemented. There are obstacles in the implementation of the payment system for workers' wages because there are companies that hold wages deferred because the company has not been able to pay wages set by the government so that social justice and worker welfare the company has not materialized as expected. The research method used is a normative juridical research method using primary and secondary legal materials and empirical data as an interpreter to facilitate the analysis of research problems, especially those related to the system of payment of wages.