A factory boss has agreed to compensate Burmese workers at a motorcycle helmet factory in Bangkok after the migrants staged a one-day strike.
Burmese migrant workers in a garment factory in northern Thailand’s Mae Sot are striking over unpaid wages and long working hours.
Striking workers from the Home Shin cold storage factory closed down their rally site outside City Hall in Rangoon after successfully negotiating terms with the factory owner and officials from the Labour Ministry.
President Thein Sein passes Labour Organisation Bill into law, granting Burmese workers rights not seen under 50 years of military rule
More than 1,500 factory employees demand an increase to meagre salaries that see them receive less than a dollar for a 12-hour day
Latest in a string of factory strikes in Rangoon points to growing employee challenges against poor working conditions in Burmese industries
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