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 […]

Garment factory to be auctioned after owner disappears

A Taiwanese-owned garment factory of dubious legal standing has gone dark after the owner ran away in the midst of financial trouble, according to Yangon labour officials. Patrick Yan, owner of the UniPolar factory in Hlaing Tharyar township, was reported to local authorities by his employees who said he had failed to pay overdue wages […]