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16 February 2019

Myanmar: Thousands of workers march demanding for country's labour laws to meet ILO standards

Author: Zaw Zaw Htwe, Myanmar Times

"Thousands of workers march for stronger labour laws", 11 February 2019 Thousands of workers...marched in downtown Yangon to demand that the country's labour laws meet International Labour Organisation (ILO) standards. The march was led by the Confede...

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13 February 2019

Australia: Food delivery co. Deliveroo calls for law to govern gig economy; critics say proposal is mere token promise

Author: Cara Waters, The Sydney Morning Herald

"'Throwing workers a bone': Deliveroo calls for national laws to govern gig economy", 12 February 2019...

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3 February 2019

Myanmar: Workers accuse factory of non-payment of overtime; demand rehiring of union members

Author: Zaw Zaw Htwe, Myanmar Times

"Over 500 workers protest at garment factory", 31 January 2019...

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18 January 2019

Cambodia: Footwear workers continue protests to demand compensation for their employment's suspension

Author: Khouth Sophak Chakrya, The Phnom Penh Post

"Footwear protests continue into fourth day", 17 January 2019...

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18 January 2019

Human Rights Watch's new world report explores role of businesses in abuses

Author: Human Rights Watch (USA)

World Report 2019, 17 Jan 2019...

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10 January 2019

Cambodia: Workers protest to demand the reinstatement of their representatives after announcing their candidacy for union leaders

Author: Soth Koemsoeun, The Phnom Penh Post

"Protesters in Svay Rieng demand reinstatement of union representatives", 10 January 2019...

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9 January 2019

Cambodia: W&D factory lawyer and representative claim legality of terminating 1,200 workers' contracts after ongoing strike

Author: Long Kimmarita, The Phnom Penh Post

"Factory lawyer: Sackings legal", 9 January 2019...

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7 January 2019

Cambodia: Better Factories Cambodia report raises need to build new mechanisms for accountability & transparency, despite improving conditions in factories

Author: Skylar Lindsay, ASEAN Today

"Cambodian garment factories improve conditions but rights violations continue," 07 January 2019...

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5 January 2019

Thailand: 70,000 plus undocumented Myanmar workers deported; businesses face fine for hiring illegal migrants

Author: Zaw Zaw Htwe, Myanmar Times

"Thailand deported more than 70,000 Myanmar workers in 2018" 3 January 2019...

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2 January 2019

Cambodia: Garment factories order striking workers to return to work within 48 hours; workers defy an ultimatum

Author: Davin Sen, Khmer Times

"Striking workers given ultimatum", 3 January 2019...

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