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Indonesian Migrant Workers or Pekerja Migran Indonesia (PMI), is any Indonesian citizen who is eligible to work abroad in an employment relationship for a certain period of time by receiving wages. The placement of PMI abroad organized by PMI Service Companies must comply with the terms and procedures specified in the laws and regulations. After the conditions and procedures have been met, a work agreement is drawn up concerning the legal protection of PMI's rights. With a work agreement, PMI who works abroad will receive legal protection during pre-placement, placement period and post-placement. This study examines the arrangement of work agreements and the placement of PMI abroad, as well as the legal protection available to PMI abroad. The research methods used are the statutory approach and the conceptual approach as a support for the statutory approach. The source of writing legal materials is obtained from literature with types of legal materials in the form of primary legal materials and secondary legal materials. According to the study's findings, there are two primary reasons why migrant workers are not adequately protected: first, the government's protection statute is not being implemented correctly, and second, there is a lack of coordination among the relevant parties.

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Corporate / Business Law
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I Wayan Gde Wiryawan

Faculty of Law, Mahasaraswati University, Denpasar, Indonesia


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