, Jakarta The government will regulate the rights and obligations of employment in the online transport business. Thus, it is expected there is clarity about the working relationship between the driver with the online taxi application company.

Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi said basically the provisions on the matter of online taxes arranged in Ministerial Regulation (PM) of the Transportation No. 26 of 2017 on the Implementation of Transport of People with Public Motor Vehicles Not In Trajectory has been accepted by all parties.

However, he added, there are still things that become homework (PR) government related to this online taxi. One of them is related to the working relationship between the driver and the application company.

“So we presented it in the PM 26 that the principle can be accepted to be followed up.There are some notes to be followed up, the first relates to the working relationship between the applicator and the driver,” he said at the Presidential Palace Complex, Jakarta, Tuesday (18 / 7/2017).

Budi explained, the emergence of this online taxi business has established a working relationship between the driver and the application company. However, during this working relationship is still in the form of nonformal. This matter will be fix by the Ministry of Transportation (Kemenhub) as a regulator.

“In relation to the employment relationship it has already happened, but what is done is not formal, the government does not know, there is a duty, the right issue has been regulated, we will be more formalized the right as laborers, as well as the tax obligation,” he said.

According to Budi, in this case, it will cooperate with the Ministry of Manpower (Kemnaker). So there will be clarity for online taxi drivers regarding rights, and obligations, including in participation in the Social Security Administering Agency (BPJS) of Employment.

“Later the Minister of Manpower will describe, please what rights should be done, I will also remind you, do not let the prenel will become uneconomical again,” he said.