Current positionILO concluded a Supplementary Understanding with Myanmar on 26th February 2007, which has been annually extended thereafter. This Supplementary Understanding is designed to provide, as previously requested by the International Labour Conference and the ILO Governing Body, a mechanism to enable victims of forced labour to seek redress.
ILO conducted the first Myanmar pilot of the Think.Coop training module on cooperative business, where over 40 participants from trade unions, including farmers, were provided with a basic introduction to cooperation and collective action.
28 September 2017
The legal framework regulating employment in Myanmar is found in a variety of different Laws and Rules enacted over the last century. This Guide brings together many of the sources of Myanmar labour law in a single, user-friendly guide. The Guide also provides useful information on the International Core Labour Standards to promote and inspire good practice on employment and labour in Myanmar.
21 August 2017
In the presence of the Prime Minister of Sweden and the President of Mauritius, the ILO has launched a high-level international body to address the challenges of the rapidly transforming world of work.
04 July 2017
The International labour Organization calls for consultation and dialogue with key stake-holders including employers and workers organizations on the newly adopted law on foreign employees and migrant workers in Thailand.
30 May 2017
Tourism is a key driver of socio-economic progress in Myanmar and it’s expected to provide over two million new jobs by 2020.
17 May 2017
"In keeping with the principles of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, no LGBTI worker should be left behind. Today let us stand in solidarity for the rights of LGBTI workers and their families", says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.
28 April 2017
On 28 April 2017, the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population, together with employers and workers organisations, marked the first ever Myanmar Safety and Health Day in Yangon and Mandalay. The event was part of the 2017 World Day for Safety and Health at Work.
Record of decisions
Decision on the 11th item on the agenda: Follow-up to the resolution concerning remaining measures on the subject of Myanmar adopted by the Conference at its 102nd Session (2013)
23 March 2017