LabourStart - Burma

Strike at Chinese factory in Myanmar another bump along ‘One Road'

Today's labour news

Myanmar Burmese Union Federations Call for International Support Against Coup 2021-03-06 [Labor Notes]

Myanmar unions fighting obstacles to organizing 2018-11-19 [IndustriALL]

Dozens injured in crackdown on Myanmar garment worker protest 2018-10-18 [Eyewitness News]

Protesting workers attacked by ‘hired thugs' 2018-10-17 [The Star]

Protesters Injured in Labor Dispute 2018-10-17 [The Irrawaddy]

FU Yuen garment worker strike continues 2018-10-08 [Eleven]

Cambodia More brands join ACT as progress continues 2018-09-24 [IndustriALL]

Garment workers stage protest in downtown 2018-09-10 [Eleven]

Garment workers fired for not signing employment contract 2018-08-06 [The Times]

Wood-based factory workers seek benefits 2018-08-06 [The Times]

Workers disgruntled over garment factory shutdown 2018-07-02 [Eleven]

South Korean factory fined K3 million for defying order 2018-05-10 [The Times]

Myanmar Garment worker health and safety guidelines launched 2018-04-30 [The Times]

Ministry mulls more protection for local, foreign fishery workers 2018-04-09 [The Times]

New basic wage may take effect in April 2018-03-19 [mmtimes]

Burma Thai government to reduce penalties for foreign workers 2018-03-13 [mmtimes]

Caution urged on labour disputes 2018-03-09 [mmtimes]

ept warns migrant workers about fraudulent job agencies 2018-03-01 [mmtimes]

Thailand Myanmar workers who complained of labour abuse at Thailand chicken farm on trial for defamation 2018-02-13 [CNA]

Labour law reform is key to sustainable development for Myanmar - Forum 2018-01-18 [Mizzima]

National wage panel approves K4800 minimum wage 2018-01-03 [The Times]

Free Reuters Reporters Held Secretly Since December 12 2017-12-20 [HRW]

Workers call again for reinstatement of 2 leaders 2017-12-19 [The Times]

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]

Burma Unifor revokes award to Aung San Suu Kyi 2017-10-25 [Unifor]

Burma Proposed New Minimum Wage Between 4,000 to 4,800 Kyats a Day 2017-10-04 [The Irrawaddy ]

Burma Labour ministry wants minimum wage between K4000 and K4800 2017-10-04 [Myanmar Times]

Burma 5 things to know about the Rohingya crisis 2017-09-30 [Union Aid Abroad APHEDA]

Burma Federal Liberals must act urgently on violence against the Rohingya population in Myanmar 2017-09-29 [CUPE]

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

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

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

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]

Burma Construction Workers from Myanmar protest for wages in Bangkok 2017-09-13 [Myanmar Times]

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

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

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]

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

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 ]

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

Burma Migrant workers should not be criminalised for reporting abuse' – watchdog 2017-06-13 [Asian Correspondent]

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

Burma Burmese migrants charged with defamation after alleging labour abuses in Thailand's multimillion-pound poultry export industry 2017-06-07 [The Guardian]

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