Myanmar trade unions and civil society organizations face existential threat following military takeover
24 August 2022
Targeted persecution severely limits ability to operate; more flexible and responsive support from international community needed to avoid collapse of civic space and worker organizing.
01 August 2022
Employment remains well below 2020 levels while productivity levels contract further and job quality deteriorates.
04 July 2022
The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, invites undergraduate, graduate students and young professionals to participate in the Summer Global Youth Forum 2022 – an experiential learning platform bringing youth at the forefront of efforts aimed at supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
14 June 2022
This World Day Against Child Labour on June 12, taking place shortly after the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour, ILO Myanmar calls to accelerate multi-stakeholder efforts to prevent and eliminate child labour, with priority given to the worst forms of child labour.
ILO to launch Myanmar eLearning Programme on Child Labour to bolster social protection and community action
30 May 2022
ILO (Myanmar) launches eLearning Programme on child labour.
Labour Act exclusion leads to low pay and challenging conditions for migrant workers in Thai agricultural sector
20 May 2022
ILO survey highlights how pre-COVID-19 working conditions were already difficult for migrant workers in the Thai sugarcane, rubber, oil palm and maize industries.
01 May 2022
An ‘out of sight, out of mind’ attitude prevails all too often when it comes to the labour rights of workers employed in South East Asia’s fishing and seafood processing sectors. On International Workers' Day, Mi Zhou and Benjamin Harkins argue that it’s time for change.
ILO Myanmar highlights on SAFEDAY the importance of safe and healthy workplaces in building resilience to crises
28 April 2022
28th April is the World Day for Safety and Health at Work (SafeDay). This year’s campaign focuses on how OSH management can build resilience in workplaces to respond to crises, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, and highlights the important role of workers and employers to implement change.
25 March 2022
Decisions on Venezuela and Bangladesh were also taken at the 344th meeting of the International Labour Organization’s Governing Body.
21 March 2022
Dialogue, men’s involvement, good legislation and time. A new report from ILO identifies these and other ingredients of successful actions to eliminate gender inequality in Asia’s garment sector.