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Posts Tagged ‘Federation of Trade Unions-Burma’ (4 found)

Workers Protest Labour Dispute Law in Mandalay

Photo by DVDThe Federation of Trade Unions Myanmar headed a protest of some 600 workers in Mandalay on Sunday, calling for amendments to the 2012 Settlement of Labor Dispute Law, which, they say, completely favours employers.

Some 600 union members marched around two industrial zones in the outskirts of the city, according to the union’s information officer Thet Hnin Aung. […]

November 24, 2014  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

On Labour Organisations in Myanmar

When Myanmar’s new Labour Organisation Law was promulgated in October 2011 it brought to an end a period of nearly 50 years during which independent workers’ organisations had been effectively prohibited. Amidst the more open political climate of reform-era Myanmar, labour-related organisations and workers’ unions have proliferated. The result is that some 500 organisations took part in the recent ILO-organised Labour Organisations Conference held in Yangon from 30 April to 1 May 2013 […]

July 24, 2013  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Press Release on Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s Release

The Federation of Trade Union of Burma (FTUB) celebrates with joy and emotion, the release of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the heroin and leader of the people and workers of Burma, and expresses its deep emotion and joy […]

November 14, 2010  •  By Federation of Trade Unions-Burma  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Joint Press Release on Forced Labour

The Federation of Trade Unions-Burma (FTUB) and Federation of Trade Unions-Kawthoolei (FTUK) strongly condemn the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC), the Burmese army and the local authorities for the continuous use of forced labor throughout the country, in violation of the ILO Convention 29 and of the SPDC/ILO agreement. FTUB and FTUK highlight fresh […]

February 28, 2010  •  By Federation of Trade Unions-Burma and Federation of Trade Unions-Kawthoolei  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤