Popular jobs amongst Myanmar graduates include Petroleum Engineering, Sales and Business Development, Civil Engineering, Marketing & Creative Design, and Software Development & Programming.
Daily minimum wage is set at MMK 4,800 for 8 hours of work
Paid monthly at least. If the company has <100 employees, the salary must be paid by the pay period, otherwise within 5 days after the end of the pay period.
13th month salary
Average full time work hour is 8 hours a day, up to a maximum of 48 hours of working hours a week.
Maximum overtime of 12 hours a week, paid at 200% of standard hourly wage.
The public holidays can be found here.
Employees have 10 days of paid annual leave.
For employees who have been employed for at least 6 months, they are entitled to 26 weeks of sick leave per year, of which only the first 30 days are paid. Employees must provide a medical certificate.
6 weeks of paid leave prior to delivery and 8 weeks after delivery
15 days paid paternity leave for a newborn
The termination process is moderately simple.
Termination of employee is possible if the company is undergoing liquidation, reasons of force majeure, death of an employee.
To terminate an employee for misconduct, the employer must state a list of misconduct offences in the employment contract and ensure that the employee has had 3 written prior warnings and had the time to improve their performance prior to the termination.
1 month notice
Not mandatory. Maximum of 90 days probation.