Government drafting policy on exporting maids

The Myanmar Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population is currently drafting a policy regarding sending Myanmar workers abroad, Minister U Thein Swe told The Myanmar Times on International Labour Day on Tuesday. “We will send domestic workers abroad according to our new policy,” the minister said. He added that the ministry is committed to assisting […]

Draft Health and Occupational Safety Law submitted to Hluttaw

The draft of the Health and Occupational Safety Law written by the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population has been submitted to the Hluttaw, said Minister U Thein Swe. The bill will be discussed in the coming Hluttaw session, he said at the Workplace Safety and Health Seminar on Wednesday. “It depends on the Hluttaw […]

Ministry Pledges Legal Protection For Domestic Workers

The Ministry of Labor, Immigration and Population has pledged to provide legal protections for Myanmar housemaids working abroad without proper documentation, the minister said on Thursday. Responding to a parliamentary question on such protections raised by Lower House lawmaker U Min Thein of Magwe Division’s Taungdwingyi Township, Minister U Thein Swe acknowledged that traffickers and […]