Paid medical leave extended for pregnant workers during pandemic

Pregnant workers are now entitled to 26 weeks of medical leave at 60% pay during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Social Security Board (SSB). The benefits will be paid out from the national social security fund, it said. Spokespersons from the labour ministry could not say whether employers will be required to chip in […]

Social Security Board Tender: Invitation for developing and implementation of Social Security Information System, Closing Date: 11 May 2018.

If your company has Request for Quotation (RFQ) or Tender Announcement that you want us to publish for FREE in the Tenders & Awards section of our website please submit to us at tender (at) for our consideration. Social Security Board (SSB) wants to acquire a comprehensive Social Security Information System in Myanmar Kyats. […]

Government plans housing for 16,000 factory workers

The government is planning a housing rental project for 16,000 factory workers from Hlaing Tharyar and Shwe Pyi Thar industrial zones, according to Daw Win Maw Tun, deputy minister for labour, in the first such move to support the private sector. The housing will be dormitory-style for single men and women, with the intention to […]