IJSRP, Volume 11, Issue 5, May 2021 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Artika Sophia Maharani, Wiwik Afifah, Tomy Michael
Lots of Indonesian citizens choose to work as domestic workers due to various factors. In doing their job, many domestic workers work long hours and some don’t. It’s possible for domestic workers to experience health problems. In Indonesia, there are many employers who don’t provide health insurance to domestic workers, resulting in them having to pay for medical treatment themselves without being reimbursed by their employers. Health insurance is one of the rights of domestic workers that they should get. The right to health of domestic workers is not regulated in Law Number 13 of 2003 because domestic workers are considered not to be formal workers but informal workers. From these problems, two problem formulations were drawn, namely first, what is the urgency of regulating health rights for domestic workers.