Burma Partnership, Strengthening Cooperation for a Free Burma
Signup Now!
Join our mailing list for latest news and information about Burma.

Posts Tagged ‘Workers and Farmers Solidarity League of Burma’ (5 found)

Farmland Confiscation and Labour Exploitation: The Critical Conditions of the Lives of the Toiling Mass

Confiscation of farmland and exploitation of labour do not only amount to being invaded by the military government and its cronies. The farmers whose social and economic life dependent upon the land are subjected to being treated like slaves as well […]

March 28, 2011  •  By Workers and Farmers Solidarity League of Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Demanding Stipulation of Minimum Wage Suited to Times

1. At present both the SPDC military regime and the USDP parliament are trying to attract massive amounts of foreign investment to enter Burma. Even now business firms from neighboring and regional countries are taking positions to enter Burma […]

March 25, 2011  •  By Workers and Farmers Solidarity League of Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

We Will Continue our Fights until we Achieve Full Basic Workers’ Rights

No. 3/2010 (WFSLB)

1. In harmony and solidarity, we, sisters and brothers from different factories of Hlaing Thar Yar, Insein, Shwe Pyi Thar and Mingalar Done of Rangoon Division, have been holding peaceful strikes and sit-ins to get full basic workers’ rights, which is a common and urgent concern for us all.

2. The salary increase for government servants in January 2010 brought a sharp increase in commodity prices. Consequently, Burmese workers who already had to survive on less than livable wages and have long suffered from the critical economic situation of Burma, now face double daily hardships. […]

March 8, 2010  •  By Workers and Farmers Solidarity League of Burma  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Support Workers’ Demands for Labour Rights in Burma

On February 8th 2010, 3,600 factory workers, mostly women, in the Hlaing Tharyar industrial zone in Rangoon, Burma, protested against the substandard working conditions they are forced to endure in the factories. Workers employed at the Opal 2 and Mya Fashion factories  demanded a wage increase of 10US$ a month. The next day, workers at […]

February 12, 2010  •  By Asian Migrant Centre, MAP Foundation, Workers and Farmers Solidarity League of Burma  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Media Release on Workers’ Strikes

No. 2/2010 (WFSLB) The striking workers in  Hlaing-Thar-Yar industrial zone in Rangoon, Burma  returned to work on the evening of February 10th with a compromised wage increase after heavy security forces, including riot police trucks, fire-brigade trucks, Intelligence and USDA motorcycles surrounded the area and threatened the striking workers. Workers from the Opel factory were promised a 5 […]

February 11, 2010  •  By Workers and Farmers Solidarity League of Burma  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤