Decision to terminate National League for Democracy over alleged fraud made during a meeting boycotted by many parties, including the NLD, local media report.
Despite international pressure, the junta continues to hold power and has not given ground to protestors.
Nine labour organisations have called on "all Myanmar people" to stop work in an effort to reverse the seizure of power by the military, which overthrew the civilian government of Aung San Suu Kyi on February 1.
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said, "we are also prepared to take additional action should Burma's military not change course," as anti-coup rallies continued in the country following the ouster of the government of Aung San Suu Kyi.
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