Licences temporarily revoked from 8 overseas recruitment agencies

The Ministry of Labour announced on 21 June that the licences of eight overseas recruitment agencies were revoked.
The agencies whose licences were revoked are Shwe Mandalar May, Myint Myat Dagun, Poe Poe and Phyo Thandar Htun for six months and Top Choice Man Power, Shwe Phyo Tha, Phyu Sin May, Labour King and Royal ABS for one year.
There are more than 50 foreign agencies whose licenses have been revoked from 2014 to 2022 and 22 agencies have been permanently closed, according to information from the Department of Labour.
According to the Ministry of Labour, Thailand, Malaysia, Japan and S Korea, which had been suspended for years due to Covid-19, resumed recruitment of foreign workers.
There is also an increase in overseas employment agencies in the foreign labour market with there are many people who want to go abroad.
There are 157 overseas recruitment agencies in Myanmar and 133 overseas employment agencies were blacklisted and inspected in January.
Among them, a total of 16 agencies have been allowed to accept new job offers and sign new contracts starting from 2 May. Another 117 overseas employment agencies are allowed to sign a total of 100 workers in one job offer. — TWA/MKKS

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