Myanmar news: Workers in from the Tharabar Gate Hotel have been on strike since 12 October 2018 after their employer terminated 12 workers in August.
In June 2018, Myanmar Industries Craft & Services Trade Unions Federation (MICS) organised a forum calling for the establishment of Labour Courts in Myanmar.
Since the formation of unions became legal, Labour Rights Defenders & Promoters has been working hard to organise workers and establish unions in Myanmar.
Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA is about people working together to make things better for all. This month we meet Wulan, Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA’s newly appointed Country Coordinator in Myanmar.
The garment sector has emerged as a growing industry in Myanmar. Low wages provide a strong incentive for multi-national companies to take advantage and exploit workers. Here are five things you should know about garment workers in Myanmar.