ILO marks third anniversary of Myanmar military takeover with call for the release of trade union leaders and all those unjustly detained
01 February 2024
Deep concern expressed at continual erosion of civic space and trade union rights in the country.
18 December 2023
Skills experts from across Asia make case for continuous learning in order to keep ahead of momentous changes taking place in workplaces.
18 October 2023
Discussions focus on steps needed to help young people across ASEAN find decent work amidst rapidly changing employment environment.
ILO Myanmar Commission of Inquiry finds far-reaching violations of freedom of association and forced labour Conventions
04 October 2023
The Commission of Inquiry urges the Myanmar military authorities to immediately cease all forms of violence, torture and other inhumane treatment against trade unionists, and to end all forms of forced or compulsory labour.
11 August 2023
Voluntarily and involuntarily job terminations seen to increase since March 2020 with few dismissed workers receiving statutory severance pay.
27 July 2023
Labour market metrics including employment levels, job quality and productivity continue to decline with women workers particularly hard hit.
ILO urges the Myanmar military authorities to immediately release Thet Hnin Aung, General Secretary of MICS-TUsF
12 July 2023
Following his release from prison, Thet Hnin Aung was rearrested and his whereabouts remain unknown.
30 June 2023
Survey reveals poverty a main driver of child labour in Yangon Region, Ayeyarwady Region and Kayin State with dangerous work and long hours common.
12 June 2023
Urgent action needed to help the more than one million children trapped in child labour in Myanmar due to poverty and crises.
22 May 2023
The Declaration is an important step towards reducing vulnerability and enhancing welfare of migrant workers in the region.