Myanmar keyword: Labor Disputes

April 29, 2020

Although the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (“COVID-19”) in Myanmar is still one of the lowest in the region, companies have already observed quite a stir in their regular operations. The government has been releasing some instructions regarding precautions and safety measures to which everybody has to adhere. Highlights of this note If […]

May 30, 2017

The Myanmar government has reconvened the National Minimum Wage Committee with new members in the interest of reevaluating the minimum wage rate. The committee is comprised of economic advisors, representatives of government ministries, labor and employer organizations and is chaired by Minister of Labor, Immigration and Population, Than Swe. The committee aims to establish a […]

March 17, 2017

As foreign enterprises continue flock to Myanmar, lured by a robust investment landscape and the recent easing of US sanctions, they must also contend with a new reality – more labor protection and a special labor disputes arbitration system. Highlights of this note Terminate after three warnings Profanity at workplace – is it a reason […]