Under the pilot scheme, a group of 300 Rohingya would be allowed to work legally in the plantation and manufacturing sectors.
Fifteen workers from a Sagaing-based plywood company receive prison sentences for scuffling with police during a protest in Naypyidaw in May.
An employee at the Great Wall sugar refinery factory in Katha died on the spot when a liquid nitrogen tank he was handling exploded.
The tree female defendants were indicted on two unlawful assembly charges each, while the 12 men were also indicted for sedition.
A top European Union official criticises a Thai court ruling that found the British rights activist guilty of criminal defamation for alleging labour abuses.
The MNHRC officials had been under intense criticism for their handling of a high-profile case where two young maids were allegedly tortured and abused by their employers.