This was stated by Minister Jero Wacik when met at the Westin Hotel, Nusa Dua, Jakarta, Wednesday (11/16/2011).
"Employees are asked initially U.S. $ 35/hr now it is up to U.S. $ 4/jam demands of employees. From the Freeport management is also gone up from U.S. $ 2.1 / h to U.S. $ 3.09 / hour," he said.
Jero said it and Manpower has helped to mediate between Freeport with employees about salary. The government hopes the Freeport gold mine back in operation as quickly as possible.
"The loss is the company's revenue per day do not get about 8 million U.S. $ per day," he explained.
The union has extended the action of breakdowns in Freeport until December 15, 2011. But the extra time it may be discontinued if management can meet their demands.
As is known began July 4, 2011 Freeport employees strike has been going on related charges based on the dollars they raise. The strike ended on July 11, 2011 because there was an agreement between management and unions.
Then on July 20, 2011 occurred early negotiation efforts Labour Agreement (CLA) for the period 2011-2013. Then again strike lasted 15 September 2011.