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.
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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.
Miners at Tagon Gold Mine-1 in Mandalay division are calling on the government to adopt a Mining Law, to ensure safety standards and the protection of miners’ rights.