Myanmar workers seek up to K15,000 minimum wage

By Tint Zaw Tun

March 16, 2020

The surveys were presented at Wednesday’s meeting of the National Committee for the Minimum Wage held in Nay Pyi Taw to begin preliminary review of the current minimum wage as mandated by law.

Labour Minister U Thein Swe, who presided over the meeting, said everything would be considered during the review.

“All factors must be considered in reviewing the minimum wages,” he said, adding that both the workers and employers presented proposals backed by their own surveys.

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