Formation of National Committee for Designating Minimum Wage

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Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Office of the President
Notification 23/2017
16th February 2017
Formation of National Committee for Designating Minimum Wage

1.

To designate a minimum wage for workers in accordance with Sub-section (a) under Section-3 of the 2013 Minimum Wage Law, the national Committee for Designating Minimum Wage” is formed with the following persons:

 

 

(A)

U Thein Swe
Union Minister
Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population

Chairman

 

(B)

U Hla Kyaw
Deputy Minister
Ministry of agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation

Vice-Chairman (1)

 

(C)

U Myo aung
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population

Vice-Chairman (2)

 

(D)

Dr Khin Zaw
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation

Member

 

(E)

U Win Khant
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Transport and Communications

Member

 

(F)

U Tun Tun Naing
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Planning and Finance

Member

 

(G)

U Yi Mon
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Hotels and Tourism

Member

 

(H)

Daw Aye Aye Win
Director-General
Directorate of Industrial Supervision and Inspection

Ministry of Industry

Member

 

(I)

U Aung Naing Oo
Director-General
Directorate of Investment and Companies Administration

Ministry of Planning and Finance

Member

 

(J)

U Aung Thwin Oo
Director
Consumers Affairs Department
Ministry of Commerce

Member

 

(K)

U Win Zaw
Representative of labour organizations
All-Myanmar Labour Federations

Trader

 

(L)

U Naw Aung
Manufacturer
Representative of labour organisations
Myanmar Industry and Services
The Myanmar Industries Crafts and Services
Trade Union Federation

Member

 

(M)

Daw Khaing Zar Aung
Service provider
Representative of labour organizations
All Myanmar Labour Affairs Organisation

Member

 

(N)

U Naing Thein Aung
Agricultural Business
Representative of Labour organisations
Federation of Myanmar Farmers, Agriculture Farmers and Foodstuff Labour Unions

Member

 

(O)

U Tin Myint
Livestock Business
Representative of labour organisations
Fishermen Organisation
Labutta Township, Ayeyawady Region

Member

 

(P)

Daw Yin Yin Win
Trading
Representative of the employers
Myanmar Retailers Association

Member

 

(Q)

Daw Khaing Khaing Nwe
Manufacturer
Representative of employers organisations
Myanmar Garment Entrepreneurs’ Association

Member

 

(R)

Daw Wah Wah Min
Service Provider
Representative of employers organisations
Myanmar Women Entrepreneurs’ Association

Member

 

(S)

U Lu Maw Myint Maung
Agricultural Business

Representative of employers organisations
Myanmar Rice Merchants Association

Member

 

(T)

Dr Khin Hlaing
Livestock business
Representative of employers organisations
Myanmar Livestock Federation

Member

 

(U)

Dr Zaw Oo
Myanmar Development Resource Institute

Member

 

(V)

Dr Than Win
Director (Rtd)
Labour Relations Department

Member

 

(W)

U Khin Maung Nyo (Economics)
Economic Research

Member

 

(X)

Dr Myo Myo Myint
Center for Economy, Environment and Society Myanmar

Member

 

(Y)

Director-General
Directorate of Labour
Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population

Secretary

 

(Z)

U Win Shein
Director-General
Factories and Labour Law Inspection Department
Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population

Joint-Secretary

2.

Duties and rights of the national committee on fixing minimum wage are as follows:

 

 

(A)

For laying down national-level policies for fixing minimum wage, determine what facts these policies should be based on,

 

(B)

Fixing duties and assignments for Union Area Committee, Region or State Committees comprising representatives from government departments and organisations, representatives of employers and employees and professionals, to submit suggestions after studying, assessing and calculating carefully over research work and report for fixing minimum wage,

 

(C)

Giving instructions to the Union Area Committee, Region or State Committees in accord with the national level policies laid down concerning submission of suggestions after studying, assessing and calculating carefully over research work and report for fixing minimum wage,

 

(D)

Assessing, calculating and laying down projects and plans, after making research work and collecting data concerning facts that should be based on in fixing minimum wage,

 

(E)

Declaring proposed minimum wage rates that should be fixed in accord with the prescriptions included in the chapter 6 of Minimum Wage Law, 2013 and issuing notification after fixing minimum wage rates with the approval of the Union Government after studying and assessing the suggestions of Union Area Committee and Region or State Committee, concerning fixing minimum wage for the whole nation, Regions and States, trade and commerce businesses, production and services, agricultural and livestock breeding businesses,

 

(F)

Including and describing wages per hour, day, week, month or wages for part-time jobs according to their skills, in proposed minimum wage rates to be issued under sub-section E, after studying and assessing risks on the job,

 

(G)

If there are objection over the proposed minimum wage rates of the national committee, ask the tripartite representatives comprising respective Union Area Committee, Region or State Committees to discuss and coordinate, and re-submit the minimum wage rates that should be fixed, to the Union government after scrutiny of the tripartite committees of the national committee for fixing minimum wage rates.

 

(H)

Announcing revised notification with the approval of the Union Government for at least one time every two years after scrutinising in accord with changing situations after distinguishing working skills and risks on the job in sectors of trade and commerce, production and services, agriculture and livestock breeding businesses, regions,

 

(I)

Fixing duties for implementing the working process after forming working committees needed concerning fixing minimum wage and revision,

 

(J)

Holding regular and special meetings of the national committee in accord with the prescribed rules and regulations.

 

(K)

Submitting the working performances of the national committee to the State Government, occasionally,

3.

Notification 91/2013 dated on 20th December 2013 issued by the Office of the President of the State is governed and abolished by this notification.

 
 

(sd) Htin Kyaw
President
Republic of the Union of Myanmar