SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

Decent work in safe and stable conditions is a vital component of helping people out of poverty, with the related aspects of reducing hunger and increasing health. The rise of precarious employment, modern slavery, and uneven growth has created threats to a sustainable future. Universities as employers can lead the way, as teachers can educate for the future, and as innovators can develop new and fairer ways of working. Faculty of Dentistry Universitas Indonesia live up to these expectations. Pay all staff and faculty at least the living wage, defined as the local living wage (if government defines this) or the local financial poverty indicator for a family of four (expressed as an hourly wage). The majority of teaching staffs are government employee, whom receive stipend from the government, faculty and University. Most teaching staff are PhD and clinical dental specialists in various fields. Administrative faculty employee, whom are great support, are contracted with the University with wages that are set with adequate wage as regulated by the University. Further, the Faculty of Dentistry Universitas Indonesia recognise unions and labor rights for all, have policy on discrimination in the workplace.