The minimum wage will rise from 3600 kyats ($2.70) to 4,800 kyats per day, but for some workers, fears have been raised it may come at the cost of other existing benefits.
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Two hundred and fifty workers circled the Hlaing Tharyar industrial zone on Sunday, chanting for a baseline daily wage of 4,000 kyat (US$3.33).
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.
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.