Articles of EU Parliamentarians visit to factory
The EU Delegation, European parliamentarians were pay visit to Unique HTT in Hlaing Tharyar industrial zone on Thursday, 15th February for evaluating human rights conditions in garment factories in Myanmar. There are accompanied by Myanmar Garments Manufacturer Association and SMART Myanmar with the delegation.
The AFTEX, ASEAN Federation of Textile Industries 38th Council Meeting and 36 Plenary Session
The AFTEX, ASEAN Federation of Textile Industries 38th Council Meeting and 36 Plenary Session was held on the 18-19th January 2018 at Park Royal Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar.
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Minimum Wage to be increased to 4,800/- MMK per day
In Nay Pyi Taw, Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population held 4th National Minimum Wage Committee meeting on 29th Dec 2017. The meeting decided Minimum Wage rate to be increased to 4,800/- MMK per day. It is 33% (one-third) increase from current rate 3,600. Employers with 10 workers or more will be responsible to pay Minimum Wage. Now it is in 60 days period for public comment or objection before it takes effect.
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Skills Training for your Staff
The Myanmar Garment Human Resources Development Center (MGHRDC) is a full-time training facility in north Yangon. MGHRDC offers two regular courses free-of-charge for garment sector workers.
The MGMA Press Release
A number of recent reports have placed a negative light on Myanmar's garment sector. We believe that these reports don't accurately portray the reality of the sector. We also acknowledge that there are some shortcomings. The MGMA is committed to using its limited resources and capacity to helping address these. So the MGMA published a press release on 2017-10-04.
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