Burma’s New Labor Law: Built to Fail or Shifting Toward Democracy?

Burma has long been known as a black hole for human rights. But the new leadership of the military junta hopes to shed its pariah image by loosening its oppressive policies. And as with other authoritarian states “transitioning” toward democracy, the state of labor rights is a harbinger of the real prospects for reform and justice.

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Document type Analysis, discussion papers, and blogs
Language of document
  • English
Topics
  • Labor policy and administration
  • Labor rights and labor unions NGOs
  • Laws and regulations
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Myanmar
Copyright Yes
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Version / Edition 2011
License Creative Commons Attribution
Author (individual) Michelle Chen
Publisher In These Times
Publication date 2011
Keywords V4MF,FLEGT,democracy,Labor law
Date uploaded August 3, 2018, 20:38 (UTC)
Date modified June 15, 2020, 15:12 (UTC)