Duty and Function

  1. Industrial Peace.
  2. Registration and placement for job seekers both inland and
    overseas.
  3. Conducting Vocational Training Courses for workers
  4. Research for Labour Affairs and collection of labour
    and employment statistics
  5. To ensure the legitimate rights of workers.
  6. Matters pertaining to international and regional affairs.

The various labour laws which form the backbone of Myanmar Labour adminstration system

  1. The Law Defining the Rights and Responsibilities of workers, 1964.
  2. The Workmens Compensation Act, 1923.
  3. The Trade Disputes Act, 1929.
  4. The Employment statistics Act, 1948.
  5. The Minimum Wages Act, 1949.
  6. The Employment and Training Act, 1950.
  7. The Emplyment Restrictions Act 1959.
  8. The Overseas Employment Law, 1999.