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Name: Law Defining the Fundamental Rights and Responsibilities of the People's Workers (Revolutionary Council Law No. 6 of 1964).
Country: Myanmar
Subject(s): Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1964
Entry into force:
Published on: People's Workers' Gazette, 1967-02, Vol. XX, No. 2
ISN: MMR-1964-L-73950
Bibliography: People's Workers' Gazette, 1967-02, Vol. XX, No. 2
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Abstract/Citation: Sets out the rights and responsibilities of workers. These include the right to work, security of employment, the right to leisure, education, maternity leave, sickness benefits, compensation for occupational accidents, old-age security, wages, right for women to be treated the same as men, the right to a pleasant place of employment. It also sets out workers responsibilities including the responsibility to observe discipline, to protect the State, increase productivity. Chapter III provides that the government is to make rules concerning trade disputes. A people's workers' council is also to be created (Chapter IV).
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