Profile of PT Shin Hwa Biz 2

PT Shin Hwa Biz 2 (SHB 2) which is located in Mekarsari Village, Rangkasbitung District, Lebak Regency - Banten is a footwear company with the well-known brand New Balance.


  1. Freedom of Association
    Best practice on freedom of association
    Article 19 regarding FOREIGN WORKERS:
  2. Employers are obligated to provide explanations, counseling, and training for foreign
    workers who will be placed in the company.
  3. Foreign workers are required to study, understand, and adhere to the socio-cultural
    and industrial relations systems in Indonesia, fostering effective, harmonious, and
    communicative collaboration between foreign and Indonesian workers.
  4. Foreign workers must comply with the CBA (Work Agreement) and applicable laws
    and regulations in Indonesia.
  5. Foreign workers are required to set a positive example for their subordinates to
    promote harmonious relationships between superiors and subordinates.
  6. Foreign workers must respect and comply with work norms, regulations, and laws
    applicable in the company and by the government.
    The article regarding income tax is not always included in the Work Agreement (PKB), and
    sometimes this is exploited by companies because the tax is not paid or remitted.
  7. Wages
    Best practices on wages:
    a. Article 37 WAGE SYSTEM, 1. In accordance with the Regulation of the Minister of
    Manpower of the Republic of Indonesia No. 1 of 2017 concerning Provisions for
    Wage Structure and Scale.
    Implementation of a wage scale structure by mutual agreement
    b. Article 38 INCOME TAX, Employers are obliged to distribute to each employee proof
    of tax payment
    income that has been paid annually in accordance with the provisions of Law no. 36
    of 2008.
    Not all articles regarding income tax are included in the CBA, in fact sometimes
    companies take advantage of this because the tax is not paid/remitted.
  8. Social Security
  9. Gender
    workers are required to report to their respective HRD departments bringing proof of
    marriage certificate. 2. Pregnant workers must inform their superiors about their
    pregnancy and ask for a pregnancy card, bringing a pregnancy certificate from the
    doctor/midwife. 3. Pregnant workers must take part in a special program/training for
    pregnant women. 4. Pregnant workers may participate in overtime, in accordance with
    applicable laws. 5. Pregnant workers who, due to their health condition, are unable to
    participate in overtime during their pregnancy can apply to their superiors and attach a
    doctor’s/midwife’s certificate. 6. Pregnant workers whose gestational age has reached
    7.5 months must apply for maternity/natal rest to the HRD department. 7. Pregnant
    workers are not allowed to work in parts that contain chemicals and other dangerous
    places. 8. Pregnant workers are not permitted to work standing for too long and/or in
    other positions that endanger the condition of their pregnancy and frequently going up
    and down stairs. 9. Pregnant workers are not permitted to work lifting heavy loads. 10.
    Pregnant workers who are unable to carry out work in certain areas must immediately
    notify their superiors.
    The article that regulates pregnant women is best practice
  10. OSH, including elements of Climate Change and Just Transition
    Article 59 DISEASE OUTBREAK, 1. If workers are affected by a disease/epidemic, they
    must report it to the employer so that action can be taken. 2. Workers affected by
    disease outbreaks are required to take part in the vaccination program. 3. Workers who
    are infected with a contagious disease are prohibited from entering the Company’s
    premises unless permitted by the Employer, in order to prevent transmission of the
    disease. 4. Workers whose health is in doubt cannot refuse to have their health
    examined by a Company doctor and/or a doctor appointed by the Employer.
    Note: This article has accommodated potential special events, such as the Covid-19 pandemic
  11. Etc
    Article 79 WORKER COOPERATIVES, 1. Employers provide opportunities for workers to
    form and become members and administrators, in order to manage cooperatives with
    the aim of improving collective welfare. 2. Employers and labor unions jointly strive to
    improve worker welfare through worker cooperatives. 3. Employers together with
    workers’ unions are trying to form a team of workers’ cooperative supervisory bodies