ABOUT Myanmar Garment Manufacturers Association
Welcome to Myanmar and thank you for your interest in the Myanmar Garment Manufacturers Association! Our organization is proud to be the main forum and business services organization supporting the garment industry in Myanmar.
Myanmar’s apparel industry is small compared with our neighbors in Bangladesh, China and Thailand, but we are currently experiencing robust and sustained growth as international investors and retailers discover the attractive features of our industry. Garment sector exports revenues are jumping significantly each year, and the continued growth of the industry will surely create hundreds of thousands of new jobs in the years to come.
Voluntary Labour Compliance Assessment (VLCA)
Voluntary Labour Compliance Assessment (VLCA) is a labor standards assessment tool made by collaboration between Myanmar Garment Manufacturers Association (MGMA) and The Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) of International Labor Organization (ILO). The tool can provide an in-depth look at the company’s performance against national labor laws and international labor standards for the employers especially in manufacturing industry in order that they can do self-assessment on their own compliance of national labor law using this tool.
Voluntary Labor Compliance Assessment program was officially launched on 17th Feb 2020 by MGMA to all its member factories and it has been a valuable service of the association since then.
After COVID-19 global pandemic in 2020-21, MGMA kicked off conducting VLCA on-site starting from Dec 2021 and official launched MGMA VLCA Online System to speed up the assessment and the association also launched MGMA Grievance Mechanism along with.
Presentation slides about VLCA Online System and Grievance Mechanism.
Can see VLCA Online System User Manual and Grievance Mechanism User Manual on YouTube.
The list of factories conducted Voluntary Labour Compliance Assessment (VLCA) by MGMA is HERE.
VLCA Records (Responses) : 2022
|No.||Factory/Company Name||Township||Industrial Zone||Country of Ownership||No. of Workers||Assessment Type||Assessment Date||VLCA Grade||Corrective Actions||CA Completion Date||Remarks|
|1||Amava Apparel Ltd.||Pathein||Pathein||Siri Lanka||1495||On-site||2022-05-26||Full Compliance|
|2||AMG Factory Ltd.||Hlaing Thar Yar||Shwe Lin Ban||China||1300||On-site||2022-03-25||Full Compliance|
|3||Ceres Enterprise Ltd.||Mingalardon||Mingalardon Industrial Park||Taiwan||1028||On-site||2022-02-22||Full Compliance|
|4||Charming Garments Mfg Co., Ltd.||Hlaing Thar Yar||Hlaing Thar Yar Industrial Zone (2)||Myanmar||367||On-site||2022-12-09||Full Compliance|
VLCA User Manual Video
MGMA Grievance Mechanism User Manual
Employers’ Package MGMA
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