Discrimination against workers standing up for their rights in Burma’s garment industry was highlighted this month after a union leader was fired at a factory supplying fashion brand H&M.
Tagged: labour rights
DVB sat down with ILO country liaison officer Steve Marshall to discuss how five years of political and economic reforms have touched Burma’s working class.
Panellists on DVB Debate discuss how to protect the millions of migrant labourers who leave Burma in search of work.
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Burmese migrant workers in a garment factory in northern Thailand’s Mae Sot are striking over unpaid wages and long working hours.
With ASEAN countries pledging to unite as a single regional market in 2015, Asia Calling brought together leaders from their fields across the region to discuss whether the union will benefit the people living in ASEAN.