Several hundred workers in Burma (Myanmar) have staged a peaceful demonstration to demand that a new daily minimum wage be set higher than proposed.
The factory workers protesting Sunday in a northern suburb of Yangon, the country’s largest city, want the daily minimum wage to be set at 4,000 kyat ($3.54) rather than the 3,600 kyat ($3.18) proposed by the National Minimum Wage Committee last month following negotiations between the government, employers and employees.
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