Over 60 factories in the city of Yangon charged with violation of labour rights

YANGON region authorities took action against more than 60 factories for violation of labour rights, according to the Factories and the General Labour Laws Inspection Department. A total of 64 factories have been charged under existing laws after authorities found that the employers of those factories broke labour related provisions. The investigators say that many […]

Gov’t Sues Firms for Violating Holiday Law; Minister Pledges Better Protection for Labourers

Deputy Union Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security Daw Win Maw Tun pledged to improve labour rights in Myanmar, only days after the ministry sued companies for not giving employees the day off on July 19, a public holiday. At a parliament session, Daw Win Maw Tun vowed to protect the rights of workers […]