Trade and Investment
On May Day 2018, workers from Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and the Philippines send these messages to the world:
- No to Endo / short-term contracts
- Strong Pro-Labor Laws
- Just living wages and benefits
- Freedom from exploitation
- Rights to assemble and association
- Social security and welfare for workers
- Allow independent unions
- Uphold ILO Convention 87
Watch the video to see their messages in full.
For Immediate release
“Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and Value Extraction from the Mekong: A Case Study on the Control and Exploitation of Land and Labour in Cambodia and Myanmar SEZs”
Co-organized by: Paung Ku, Dawei Development Association (DDA), Tavoyan Women’s Union (TWU), Myanmar SEZs’Watch, EarthRights International – Myanmar (ERI), and Focus on the Global South (Focus). Supported by Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Southeast Asia.