Bill committee rejects prison time for employers who break labour law

who break labour law The bill committee of the Pyithu Hluttaw (lower house) has submitted a draft Labour Dispute Law to parliament that excludes a provision for imprisonment of employers who break the law. According to the committee, the imprisonment penalty was not included in the proposal, as it was feared it could adversely affect […]

Amended Labour Law Likely to Impact on the Country’s Economy

A panel discussion was held on the 14th of July, under the name of; Implications of Business Related Law: Impact on Investment and Economic Development. It was held at Amyothar Hluttaw (upper house), of the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (The Assembly of Union). The aim of this meeting was to discuss and dispute an increasing of fines, […]

Agreement reached on amendment of labour laws

Government representatives have agreed with factory owners and workers to amend labour laws and review standard terms in employment contracts, according to the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Securities, The Global New Light of Myanmar reported on 29 September. U Win Shein, the Director-General of the Factories and General Labour Law Inspection Department told […]