Premier Coffee Factory Sued for Unpaid Overtime Fees

The labour ministry has sued Premier Coffee factory, claiming the company failed to pay 300 workers their overtime fees, labour officials told The Myanmar Times. “After reading the worker’s report, we met the factory officials and explained that, based on our labour laws, they must pay the workers [who work on daily wages] the overtime […]

Myanmar migrant workers to lodge appeal seeking back pay from Thai poultry giant

An appeal letter for 14 Myanmar migrant workers will be filed today pressing ahead with demands for substantial additional compensation from a poultry farm in Thailand’s Lopburi province accused of labour abuses, according to the Migrant Workers Rights Network. The network said the claimants are seeking 46 million baht (US$1.33 million) from Thai chicken exporting […]