As we all know, every year we always take note of the Public Holiday schedule. Whether to schedule our leave accordingly or just to take time off. Indonesia’s employment law governed Public Holiday where employees are not obliged to perform work based on Article 85 of Law 13/2003 concerning Employment Law and lastly amended through Law 11/2020 concerning Job Creation Law (“Employment Law”). If an employee has an instruction to conduct work on Public Holiday, there must be consent and payment of overtime from the company (this excludes specific companies regulated by the Ministry of Employment).
In order to manage their human resources effectively, companies’ shall understand the schedule of Public Holidays and joint leave days in the upcoming 2023. Herewith is the list of Indonesia Public Holiday in 2023:
Indonesia’s 2023 Public Holidays:
|Sunday, 01 January 2023||New Year 2023|
|Sunday, 22 January 2023||Chinese New Year 2574 (Water-Rabbit)|
|Saturday, 18 February 2023||Isra Mi’raj Prophet Muhammad SAW 1444 Hijri|
|Wednesday, 22 March 2023||Nyepi Day (Saka New Year) 1945 Saka|
|Friday, 07 April 2023||Good Friday|
|Saturday, 22 April 2023||Eid Al-Fitr 1444 Hijri|
|Sunday, 23 April 2023||Eid Al-Fitr 1444 Hijri|
|Monday, 01 May 2023||International Labor Day|
|Saturday, 06 May 2023||Vesak Day 2567|
|Thursday, 18 May 2023||Ascension of Jesus Christ 2023|
|Thursday, 01 June 2023||Pancasila Day|
|Thursday, 29 June 2023||Eid Al-Adha 1444 Hijri|
|Wednesday, 19 July 2023||Islamic New Year 1445 Hijri|
|Thursday, 17 August 2023||Independence Day of the Republic of Indonesia|
|Wednesday, 27 September 2023||Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad SAW 1445 Hijri|
|Monday, 25 December 2023||Christmas Day|
Based on the list of Indonesia’s Public Holidays above, we understand that there are a total of 16 (sixteen) Public Holidays in 2023, whereas 10 (ten) of them fall on working days (Monday until Friday). However, the aforementioned Public Holiday can be amended at any time based on the government decisions. In late 2022 or early 2023, the Government shall enact the official decree concerning Public Holiday.
In addition, related to Public Holiday above, please take a look at upcoming Indonesia’s 2023 joint leave day as follow:
|Friday, 21 April 2023||Joint Leave (following Eid Al-Fitr 1444 Hijri)|
|Monday, 24 April 2023||Joint Leave (following Eid Al-Fitr 1444 Hijri)|
|Tuesday, 25 April 2023||Joint Leave (following Eid Al-Fitr 1444 Hijri)|
|Wednesday, 26 April 2023||Joint Leave (following Eid Al-Fitr 1444 Hijri)|
|Thursday, 27 April 2023||Joint Leave (following Eid Al-Fitr 1444 Hijri)|
Please also take note that the joint leave day as above can be amended at any time according to government decisions.
The companies or employers that employ workers on Public Holiday shall pay overtime to the workers accordingly. There is a certain provision in Government Regulation No. 35/2021 concerning Temporary Employment Agreement, Outsourcing, Working Hours and Breaks and Termination of Employment (“GR 35/2021”). The calculation of overtime pay shall be based on monthly wage. The method to calculate an hour’s wage is 1/173 (one per one hundred and seventy-three) times a month’s wages. Please find below the calculation of overtime pay:
|Overtime in Public Holidays for Working Hour of 6 (Six) Working Days and 40 (Forty) Hours a Week||Overtime in Public Holidays for Working Hour of 5 (Five) Working Days and 40 (Forty) Hours a Week|
Additional notes for Public Holiday fall on the shortest business day, the calculation as below:
That being said, the aforementioned list of Indonesia’s Public Holiday and joint leave day in 2023 shall be noticed by all employers. There are sanctions regulated under Article 187 of Employment Law if a company does not comply with the following provisions on overtime in Public Holidays.
We understand that in human resources management, Public Holiday is affecting the employee leave and overtime pay (if any). Moreover, if the Public Holiday was amended by the government, the employee may have to amend their leave accordingly. Therefore, rest at ease, ZipHR is your solution to your needs as we can tailor our system to be exactly what you need. Any overtime pay on the Public Holiday would be automatically calculated to the system and comply with all the local regulations. Furthermore, our real-time leave approval system would also help you if there any sudden amendments needed to be made such as following the amendment of the Public Holiday by the government!
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