The Government of Indonesia keeps trying to improve the protection of Indonesia Migrant Workers (TKI). One of the efforts undertaken is to reduce sending of migrant workers in the informal sector, whom more vulnerable and minimal protection and to increase the placement of migrant workers in the formal sector, whom more fully protection. The method in this research is to take some areas of Indonesian migrant workers to be used as research samples. In each sample area, in-depth interviews of government and non-governmental agencies are directly related to policy making and shipping operations for migrant workers to find out the problems and explore strategies that can be applied to improve the placement of TKI in the formal sector. From this the research can be concluded to increase the placement of TKI in sector formal, Indonesian government must make several efforts improvements about the system and mechanism of placement of TKI in the sector formal and the education and skills of prospective migrant workers in order to they can compete in the global job market.
Yuniarti Tri Suwadji, Research and Development Center of the Ministry of Manpower, Indonesia
Yeni Nuraeni, Research and Development Center of the Ministry of Manpower, Indonesia
Stream: Politics, Public Policy, Law & Criminology
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