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Labor rights group urge migrant workers to get legal papers as Thai Gvt extends grace period 2017-12-07 [Karen News]

Ethnic Language Teachers Missing Months of Govt Pay 2017-12-05 [Irrawaddy Times]

Mandalay workers march in protest for higher basic wage 2017-12-04 [The Times]

Factory sacks union leaders, alleging thefts 2017-10-31 [The Times]

Jade miner, 18, shot dead in Hpakant 2017-10-13 [Democratic Voice of Burma]

Burmese workers fight defamation charges in Thai chicken farm case 2017-10-08 [DVB]

Women to be recruited to drive public buses for first time 2017-09-28 [DVB]

Yangon panel favours minimum wage of K4400-K6400 2017-09-28 [Myanmar Times]

Striking garment workers to sue factory after security guards injure 5 workers 2017-09-26 [Myanmar Times]

Aung San Suu Kyi award suspended by UK union over Myanmar crisis 2017-09-21 [Guardian]

Crisis Must be Resolved Peacefully and According to International Law 2017-09-20 [ITUC]

Union workers in Pakistan protest Rohingya persecution 2017-09-20 [The Nation]

Around 1000 workers march for minimum wage 2017-09-19 [Eleven]

Workers march for higher wage 2017-09-19 [Myanmar Times]

Myanmar: Crisis must be resolved peacefully and according to international law 2017-09-19 [ITUC]

Yangon government on alert for abuse of domestic workers 2017-09-11 [Myanmar Times]

Sacked workers barricade bosses inside factory 2017-09-07 [libcom.org]

Over 200 workers set up barricades around factory 2017-09-05 [The Times]

Burmese Rice Farmer: With a Union, We Improve Our Livelihood For more info 2017-08-30 [Solidarity Center]

Sock factory fires workers on strike 2017-08-25 [Myanmar Times]

Garment unions from across the world meet in Myanmar to share strategies 2017-08-23 [IndustriALL]

Workers march to call for minimum wage rise 2017-08-16 [The Post]

Underage maids from Myanmar seek help in Singapore 2017-08-08 [Al Jazeera]

Myanmar migrant workers in South Korea stage protest demanding equal working rights 2017-07-24 [Coconuts]

Textile workers pay the price for Australia's fast fashion addiction 2017-07-23 [ABC]

Journalists Accuse Army Sergeant of ‘Illegal Stalking’ 2017-07-21 [Radio Free Asia]

UN: Myanmar Must Enable Women’s Entry Into the Workforce 2017-07-06 [The Irrawaddy ]

Over 60,000 Myanmar workers return from Thailand , many via the Mae Sot-Myawaddy border 2017-07-06 [BNI]

‘The Ogre’ still inspiring oil workers, 80 years after landmark oil strike 2017-07-03 [Frontier]

Journalists call for media freedom 2017-07-03 [Myanmar Times]

Minimum wage war 2017-06-21 [The Times]

Workers abandon Kachin mines due to military threat 2017-06-13 [DVB]

Journalists launch solidarity protest as bail denied to editor and satirist 2017-06-10 [Radio Free Asia]

Thailand: Drop Defamation Charges Against Burmese Workers 2017-06-07 [HRW]

350 garment workers go on strike 2017-05-19 [The Times]

CTUM demands meeting with the vice president 2017-05-02 [mmtimes]

Myanmar president stresses harmonious efforts of workers, employers for national development 2017-05-02 [mizzima]

Inside the secret lives of women garment workers 2017-04-27 [mmtimes]

Bakery workers end one-month strike 2017-04-24 [IUF]

Myanmar worker compensated for loss of hand 2017-04-11 [mmtimes]

Thousands march for workers rights 2017-04-08 [Education International]

650 clothing factory workers sacked over strike 2017-03-30 [Myanmar Times]

Big protests to resist Gvt planned cuts to workers' holidays 2017-03-29 [BWI]

Thousands of workers protest for 10-day New Year holiday 2017-03-29 [elevenmyanmar]

Educators’ right to collective bargaining on the line 2017-03-24 [Education International]

Factory workers demand 10 days off at Thingyan 2017-03-21 [The Times]

Safe employment project for women launched 2017-03-21 [MM Times]

In Burma, garment industry booms — and labour unions pay the price 2017-03-21 [DVB]

Bakery workers strike against mass layofFs 2017-03-20 [IUF]

H&M factory in Myanmar damaged in violent labour dispute 2017-03-07 [CNA]

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