The Shadow of Politics in Honorary Recruitment

There is an assumption that there is a political dimension to the government’s latest policy regarding honorariums. To prevent this, the recruitment of honorary or outsourced personnel to replace honorary workers must continue to prioritize the merit system.


JAKARTA, KOMPAS – The government’s latest policy regarding honorary workers is feared to be driven by political interests to win the 2024 General Election. To prevent this, the recruitment system must be strict and transparent. The same applies to the recruitment of outsourced personnel by local governments in exchange for the absence of honorariums.