PREMIUMCreative professionals overworked, report says

first_imgFacebook Forgot Password ? LOG INDon’t have an account? Register here Google Linkedin creative-economy #CreativeIndustry workers #workers occupational-hazard #CreativeEconomy Creative-industry Log in with your social account Topics : Overworking and work accidents have plagued the creative economy industry, according to a recent survey by Sindikasi, a union of over 200 creative and media professionals.The survey, released Saturday, polled around 84 respondents who work in the creative industry in Indonesia, 25 percent of whom work in the media or for the press, while 13 percent work in technology, 11.9 percent in design, 8.3 percent in advertising, 8.3 percent in research and the remaining in unspecified sectors.About 40.5 percent of respondents said they worked more than eight hours a day, the working time set in the 2003 law on employment. In contrast, only 19 percent of respondents said they worked eight hours a day.The study also found that 82.1 percent of the respondents said they did not get overtime pay.These employees worked beyond the normal operational hours due to excessive workloads.Of…last_img

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