Yogyakarta: Hundreds of motorbike-based motorcycle taxi drivers who joined in Paguyuban Pengjek Ojek Online Jogja (PPOJ) big action on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. They compact strike delivering passengers all day.
The driver protested the Minister of Transportation Regulation (Permenhub) Number 108 Year 2017 on the Implementation of Transport of People With Public Motor Vehicles Not In Route. Strike also colored longmars from the page of the Mosque of the Martyrs to the yard of the Yogyakarta Parliament.
Coordinator of the action field Nur Setyo claimed all PPOJ members followed the protests. “We are compact action to reject Permenhub 108. There are drivers who remain in operation but not members of PPOJ Maybe those who want to take advantage of the current situation,” said Nur in the yard of DIY DPRD.
The strike lasted for 24 hours. All the drivers who went on strike with the command of one of the action mass, shutting down the application simultaneously.
“We decided to take off the passengers within 24 hours.We agreed to reject the presence of Permenhub 108,” he said.
Hundreds of motorbike-based motorcycle taxi drivers who joined in Paguyuban Driver Online Ojek Jogja (PPOJ) assess Permenhub 108/2017 impartial to the driver. Photo: Medcom.id/Ahmad Mustaqim
Permenhub 108/2017 is an unconstitutional product. Therefore, the regulation is a revision of the Regulation of the Minister of Transportation No. 86 of 2011 on the Organization and Working Procedures of Road Transportation, River, Lake and Crossing.
Permenhub accused of not taking sides with the driver of the vehicle system online. Drivers are arranged as partners by application providers, but the reality is different in the field. “We are like a dairy cow,” he said.
The driver of the online transportation system, continued Nur, demanded an improvement work system.
Mohamad Ansori, the board of PPOJ, urged the Ministry of Communication and Information to regulate application providers, either Gojek, Grab or Uber, to arbitrary assessments to their partners. In addition, it also demands equality between the driver with application service provider to its partners.
“We demand that the government provide welfare and health insurance for online drivers in Indonesia and we also urge the government to revoke the Permenhub 108 in 2017,” he said.
Source Ahmad Mustaqim Metrotvnews.com