Fifteen workers from a Sagaing-based plywood company receive prison sentences for scuffling with police during a protest in Naypyidaw in May.
The tree female defendants were indicted on two unlawful assembly charges each, while the 12 men were also indicted for sedition.
“The Premier Coffee Company has now agreed to backdate its outstanding wages to the workers,” said FGLLID’s Chit Paw.
Two garment factory workers who allegedly led a recent labour strike in Rangoon’s Shwepyithar Industrial Zone are facing public disturbance charges.
Burmese migrant workers in a garment factory in northern Thailand’s Mae Sot are striking over unpaid wages and long working hours.
Mar 19, 2009 (DVB), Underage workers at a garment factory in Rangoon's New Dagon township have complained of labour rights abuses by their employers after being forced to work unpaid…