People of Northwest Public Radio
Mon August 6, 2012
Myanmar's Workers Exercise Rights To Organize
Originally published on Mon August 6, 2012 10:50 am
Political and economic changes in Myanmar have fueled a wave of labor unrest in the country also known as Burma. Myanmar is in the very early stages of industrial development and has some of the lowest wages in the world. Wages are unlikely to reach levels seen elsewhere in the region anytime soon.