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14 Okt 2023

Kyaw Kyaw Win, Myanmar Labour News

Myanmar: Over 50 workers fired after posting online about overtime shifts

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"More than 50 labours were fired by accusing of posting online about illegal overtime work", 14 October 2023

Myanmar Bestfortune Garment factory officials [has] fired more than 50 factory labourers[,] accusing [them] of posting online...labourers being forced to work all [day] and all night at that garment factory in Shwe Pyi Thar Township...52 labours were fired without valid reasons, alleging that the labourers working in the factory had reported the matter.

In recent months, factory officials have been calling [for] overtime without considering the labours’ [consent]...and they found out [o]n...social media that the labours were unsatisfied about that.

On October 4, HR manager Daw Thander Oo, the employer’s interpreter Ma Than Than together with the WCC members, called the 26 labours of machine line No. 10 and told them that they would stop be laid off with...one month notice wages due to lack of orders...

On October 9th, the employer's representative, Daw Thandar Oo, [told the] 52 labourers ...to move to other departments...[a]nd said that if they could not move, they would lay off 15 workers with more than 1 year of experience and those with less than 1 year of experience by paying the damages according to the EC contract together with a notice fee.

Currently, the labourers said that they won’t accept the factory's statements and will continue to negotiate.

Myanmar labour News learnt that Myanmar Bestfortune Garment Co. Ltd factory in Shwe Pyi Thar Industrial Zone operates with around 1,500 labours, and [is] current manufacturing [clothes for] AMISU, CRAFT, CLIQUE, Springfield, LC WAIKIKI...