Commitment and Policy on Human Rights [3-3]
The Company is committed to fulfilling all provisions relating to human rights in its operational activities. This commitment does not only apply to all employees but also applies to other stakeholders. The basis of the Company's implementing human rights guidelines and commitments is the Law of the Republic of Indonesia No. 39 of 1999 concerning Human Rights. The Company believes that supporting human rights can attract prospective talented workers to join the Company and achieve common goals.
Scope and Planning of Human Rights
The Company realizes that the scope of responsibility in the implementation of human rights is quite expansive since it does not only fulfill human rights for internal stakeholders but also for the general public, especially those around the mine site. Therefore, the Company has established various policies related to human rights responsibilities, both for employees and for the community around the mine. Most of the human rights policies for employees are contained in the Collective Labor Agreement (CLA) while the human rights policies for the general public are contained in company regulations.
The Company hopes that the CLA, which has been agreed upon by the Ikatan Karyawan Timah (IKT) and the Company, can establish a harmonious, elegant, safe, and secure working relationship so that it can drive productivity and performance. Furthermore, to maintain good relations with the community, the Company has carried out various social and environmental responsibility programs and other CSR activities.
Implementation of Human Rights Initiatives
Freedom of association for employees is provided by the Company in accordance with Law no. 13 of 2003 concerning Manpower and ILO Convention 87 which guarantees the freedom of all employees to join the workers' organizations which are professionally managed as a liaison between workers and the Company to establish harmonious relationships that are mutually beneficial for all parties.
Since 2 May 1999, the Company has supported the freedom of association by establishing Labor Unions, namely the IKT (Ikatan Karyawan Timah) and PKT (Persatuan Karyawan Timah). The Company also contributes by providing secretariat rooms and helping to collect membership fees every month. As of 2022, IKT consists of 3,892 members and PKT has 47 members which memberships are voluntary.
The Company is committed not to employing child labor. This is in accordance with the Decree of the Board of Directors No. 2070/Tbl/SK-0000/2013-S11.2 dated 31 December 2013 concerning the age requirement for hiring employees from Management Trainee participants to become permanent employees, a minimum age limit of 19 years has been set. In addition, the Company can ensure that the Company's partners also apply the same rules. [408-1]
The Company’s working hours are regulated in accordance with applicable labor laws and regulations to provide sufficient resting time for employees. This policy is also stipulated in the CLA which implements a shift work system in several operational activities. All employee shifts will be adjusted to the conditions of employment, any excess of working time will be counted by the Company as overtime work. Thus, all of these regulations are intended to prevent acts that are categorized as forced labor. Furthermore, the Company conducts partner selection by signing an Integrity Pact to ensure that their business does not conflict with applicable regulations, including anti-forced labor.
The Company provides opportunities for people with disabilities to work with equal rights as other employees. As proven by the Company in its Regular Recruitment Program and the Special Recruitment Program for Disabilities in 2019 and 2022. Through these programs, the Company succeeded in recruiting two employees with disabilities for the Assistant Manager position and Assistant. • Human Rights Training for Security Units [410-1]
The Company provides Gada Pratama training and certification to members of the Security Unit. This training focuses on field security practices in accordance with the Corridor of Human Rights. Until the end of 2022, the Company has not received cases of violations of human rights and discrimination within the Company.
In carrying out its operations, starting from exploration, and tin ore mining to mine closure, the Company is committed to complying with the applicable rules and regulations. The Company believes that all of its activities, including the opening of mining land, are carried out without violating the rights of indigenous peoples including legal land acquisition, applying traditional cultural practices and customs, and respecting the customary rights of the community. Therefore, the Company strives to always involve indigenous peoples to actively participate in discussing land and plant replacement processes, realizing greening programs, and implementing CSR programs.
In addition, the Company also actively engages indigenous peoples to participate in discussing the process of replacing land and plants, guaranteeing and upholding the continuity of local cultural customs, determining where to relocate housing and earning a living, realizing greening programs, and implementing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs. The Company regularly communicates with the community in operational areas in order to have understanding and harmony, especially regarding the opening of mines that will benefit the community in the future. These efforts are carried out by the Company as a form of respect for the rights of indigenous peoples and the wider community in and around the operational area. Due to the various efforts made by the Company, there were no disputes between the Company and local communities and indigenous peoples regarding operational activities, protection of local culture and other aspects in 2022 including the rights of indigenous people. [411-1]