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Working hours & days in Indonesia.

Learn about the working hours and days in Indonesia thanks to Horizons’ up-to-date guide.

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What are the standard working hours in Indonesia?

The standard working hours in Indonesia are 40 hours per week.

What are the standard working days in Indonesia?

In a five-day working week, the standard working days are Monday to Friday. However, many employees also work on Saturdays (with approximately seven hours worked per day).

How many hours can you work per week in Indonesia?

The maximum number of working hours in a week is 40 hours. Any time worked beyond this should be compensated at overtime rates.

How many hours is part-time work in Indonesia?

Part-time work in Indonesia is generally anything up to 30-35 hours per week.

How many hours is overtime in Indonesia?

Any hours worked beyond 40 hours per week is classified as overtime in Indonesia.

Is it illegal to work on the weekend in Indonesia?

No, many employees in Indonesia work on Saturdays.

Does Indonesia have a four-day work week?

No, four-day work weeks are rare in Indonesia. However, some employers offer flexible working hours, so employees may be able to choose to work four days per week in some cases.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ):

The maximum amount of overtime in Indonesia is 3 hours per day, with an additional maximum of 14 hours per week. There is no annual amount of overtime in Indonesia.

The overtime pay rate in Indonesia depends on the number of hours worked and when the employee is working. Overtime pay rates in Indonesia should follow this structure:

  • For the first hour of overtime worked: 150% of salary (time and a half)
  • For the second and third hours of overtime worked: 200% of salary (double time)
  • On public holidays:
    • For the first 8 hours of overtime: 200% of salary (double time)
    • For the 9th hour of overtime: 300% of salary (triple time)
    • For the 10th and 11th hour of overtime (etc.): 400% of salary

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