Chief editor jailed for false Covid-19 report

Today's labour news

Chief editor jailed for false Covid-19 report 2020-05-25 [IFJ]

Protecting workers in Myanmar 2020-05-14 [IndustriALL]

Lockdown will hit the urban poor hard. That’s inspiring charitable donation — and labour strikes 2020-04-13 [The Diplomat]

Garment workers lose jobs as pandemic-hit brands break contracts 2020-04-12 [The Star]

Myanmar Factory Uses COVID-19 to Union Bust For more info 2020-04-10 [Solidarity Center]

Strengthening health and safety in Myanmar’s mines 2020-03-16 [IndustriALL]

Army files lawsuit against Reuters 2020-03-15 [IFJ]

BWI opposes court actions against Myanmar union leaders 2020-03-03 [BWI]

Myanmar unions protest against Arbitration Council decision 2020-02-05 [IndustriALL]

Workers rights, wages to be considered when approving investments 2020-01-24 [The Times]

NUPGE calls on Prime Minister to take further action on Rohingya crisis 2020-01-14 [NUPGE]

Myanmar Garment Workers Continue Strike, Demand Regional Minister Resign 2019-12-24 [The Irrawaddy]

Garment factory workers demand the resignation of labour minister in Pathein 2019-12-23 [Eleven Myanmar]

Kan-Gyi-Htaunt textile workers’ protest continues, Regional govt attempt negotiations 2019-12-19 [Eleven Media]

Garment workers, suppliers and ACT brands agree on Freedom of Association Guideline 2019-11-25 [IAMAW]

Garment workers, suppliers and ACT brands agree on Freedom of Association Guideline 2019-11-15 [IndustriALL]

Internet shutdowns persist in Rakhine State 2019-10-11 [IFJ]

UN Human Rights Council names AccorHotels Myanmar business partner in report on military business interests and crimes against humanity 2019-09-23 [IUF]

Myan Mu Garment Factory workers protest at the ILO office 2019-09-13 [Eleven]

Chinese bulk carrier detained in Australia with crew owed $64,000 2019-09-06 [Splash 24/7]

Mass protest in Myanmar calling for enforced labour law 2019-08-30 [IndustriALL]

Myanmar unions call on brands to join ACT in fight for living wage 2019-07-08 [IndustriALL]

Shutdown in Myanmar blocks internet in conflict areas 2019-07-03 [IFJ]

Three journalists sued for reporting farmer protest 2019-07-01 [IFJ]

Journalist arrested covering protest, still detained 2019-05-28 [IFJ]

Government sues media outlet over army reporting 2019-05-08 [IFJ]

IFJ welcomes the release of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo 2019-05-07 [IFJ]

Journalists Wa Lone, Kyaw Soe Oo freed after 511 days in Myanmar prison 2019-05-07 [Radio New Zealand International]

More than 50 jade miners feared dead in Myanmar landslide 2019-04-24 [Deutsche Welle]

More than 50 jade mine workers trapped by 'mud lake' 2019-04-24 [CNN]

Court rejects appeal of two Reuters’ journalists 2019-04-24 [IFJ]

The Irrawaddy targeted under draconian Article 66(d) 2019-04-23 [IFJ]

Sentences served, hotel workers leave prison - struggle continues for rights and reinstatement 2019-04-03 [IUF]

Global solidarity with jailed IUF hotel union members 2019-03-18 [IUF]

Garment factories supplying EU market accused of targeting union leaders 2019-03-07 [Frontier]

Hotel workers imprisoned for defending their union and their rights  ActNOW!  2019-03-05 [IUF]

Tharabar Gate Hotel workers continue fighting for their rights 2019-02-13 [IUF]

Thousands of Myanmar Workers Rally for Fair Labor Laws For more info 2019-02-12 [Solidarity Center]

Myanmar labour laws leave workers with raw deal in disputes 2019-01-22 [mmtimes]

Factory fires four more workers 2019-01-21 [khmertimeskh]

Strike action reinstates union leaders in Myanmar 2019-01-11 [IndustriALL]

Strike two for South Dagon shoe factory 2019-01-10 [Frontier Myanmar]

Garment workers strike over sacking of co-workers 2018-12-31 [Myanmar Times]

Police destroy Hotel Tharabar Gate workers' protest camp  ActNOW!  2018-12-13 [IUF]

Hotel workers in Bagan are fighting for their rights! 2018-11-21 [IUF]

Chinese-owned garment factory agrees to rehire sacked workers 2018-10-31 [The Times]

Myanmar garment workers demand sacked colleagues get jobs back 2018-10-30 [Channel NewsAsia]

Garment workers demand sacked colleagues get jobs back 2018-10-30 [Reuters]

Hotel & Tourism Workers strike over rights violations at the Hotel Tharabar Gate, Bagan 2018-10-19 [IUF]

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