Myanmar keyword: Minimum wage

May 24, 2018

The National Committee for The Minimum Wage (the “Committee”) publicized a Notification on 2 January 2018 in which a new minimum wage of MM4,800 per day, calculated at a rate of MMK600 per hour, was proposed. In relation to the previous effective Minimum Wage (MMK3,600 per day / MMK450 per hour), this represents an increase […]

January 29, 2018

The National Minimum Wage Determination Committee issued Notification 2/2015 on 28 August 2015 in which the Stipulation of Minimum Wage was announced at MMK3,600 (US$2.80) per day, calculated at a rate of MMK450 (US$0.35) per hour. Due to the increasing cost of living as well as country development, workers in Myanmar have been requesting an […]

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 […]