Twelve years after the issuance of Law No. 13 of 2003 on Manpower (“Manpower Law”), the Government of Indonesia finally issued its new regulation on Salaries, Government Regulation No. 78 of 2015 on Salaries (“GR 78/2015”), which is the implementation of Article 97 of the Manpower Law. GR 78/2015 covers among other things: (i) salary policy, (ii) decent income, (iii) protection of salary, (iv) minimum salary, (v) matters that can be calculated with salary, (vi) fines and salary deductions, and (vii) administrative sanctions. GR 78/2015 repeals Government Regulation No. 8 of 1981 on Salary Protection.