Mine workers form union in Burma

Mine workers form union in Burma

Mine workers form union in Burma

Updated 24 August 2012, 10:43 AEST

After years of restrictive international sanctions during its years of military rule that crippled the country Burma's political, economic and social transition continues.

 

For the first time in more than fifty years workplace laws have been passed to allow the formation of unions.

A group of 4,000 gold miners are among the first to test the changing industrial landscape. 
 
Tracee Hutchison spoke to Ross Wilson, the Chief Technical Advisor for the Freedom of Association Project based in Burma.
 
Presenter: Tracee Hutchison
 
Speaker: Ross Wilson, Chief Technical Advisor for the Freedom of Association Project based in Burma.
 

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