REA employs nearly 9,800 people, the majority of whom work for the plantation subsidiaries and are based in Indonesia. Attracting and retaining skilled, motivated and loyal employees is the key to maintaining high standards as REA expands.
The group endeavours to provide competitive salary packages, opportunities for career development and a good standard of living on the plantations for employees and their families. Wherever possible the group seeks to employ local people and contractors in an effort to contribute to the local economy and create a stable workforce.
REA complies with all Indonesian labour regulations, which are based on the core standards of the International Labour Organisation.
The total number of employees in December 2017 was 10.953; the average number of employees per month in 2017 was 10,012.
The monthly employee status in 2017 was as follows: