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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]

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]

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

Changing behaviours - organizing in Myanmar 2018-04-16 [IndustriALL]

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]

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]

Take care of workers sent to Malaysia, Myanmar warns agents 2018-02-13 [freemalaysiatoday]

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]

Daily minimum wage set to fix Ks4800 2017-12-30 [Eleven]

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]

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]

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

Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh 2017-10-20 [CLC]

Unions call to end grave human rights violations against Rohingyas in Myanmar 2017-10-17 [IndustriALL]

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]

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

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

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

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

Agriculture and Farmers Federation of Myanmar calls for an end to violence and discrimination in Rakhine state 2017-09-28 [IUF]

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]

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