Employment Law

Employment Law

The Legal Steps team advises on all aspects of the employer/employee relationship from drafting of employment contracts to advice on termination of contracts and exit strategies. Our employment law services cover;

  • Administrative law
  • Unfair and constructive dismissals
  • Transfer of undertakings / Business transfers
  • Preparation of contracts
  • Employment equality procedures and policies
  • Redundancy schemes
  • Severance and exit strategies
  • Industrial Relations
  • Labour Court
  • Litigation including injunctions, judicial review, employment litigation and shareholder disputes

Existing labour laws in Myanmar include: the Employment and Training Act (1950), the Employment Restriction Act (1959), the Employment Statistics Act (1948), the Factories Act (1951), the Labour Union Law (2011), the Leave and Holidays Act (1951), the Minimum Wages Act (1949), the Oilfields Labour and Welfare Act (1951), the Payment of Wages Act (1936), the Social Security Act (1954), the Shops and Establishments Act (1951), the Trade Disputes Act (1929) and the Workmen’s Compensation Act (1923).