A major labour union in Burma plans on proposing an increase in the daily minimum wage that would nearly double the current figure, citing rising costs of living in the country.
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Since Thein Sein’s reformist government took power two years ago, labourers across Burma have been striking for better pay
Three out of four low-skilled migrants in Thailand are from Burma. The Thai government has just introduced a minimum wage of 300 Baht [$10 US] per day. But as a[…]
Will Burmese migrants working in Thailand receive the minimum wage as promised by the new government? And will the Kingdom be ‘flooded’ by migrants or a fear of them?
Top campaign promise continues to rile the opposition, while underpaid migrants approach the new policy with caution
Rights group expresses concern that Burmese migrant workers will struggle to claim new Thai minimum wage plans that were voted for in Thailand’s recent election
Parliament risks tussle with government after approving wage hike for civil servants, despite challenge by Finance Minister
International Workers’ Day celebrations were held all over Rangoon and among migrant communities in Thailand on Thursday, with migrant workers calling for better labour rights and minimum wage.