Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training

Cambodia celebrates 5th TVET National Day

Cambodia marks the 5th TVET National Day at Koh Pich Convention and Exhibition Centre in Phnom Penh on June 15, according to a press release issued recently by the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Ministry of Labour to celebrates 136th Anniversary of International Labor Day

The International Labor Day, May 1, is an important event for workers, which is celebrated every year, and this year the Royal Government has issued a circular and message to inspire and assign tasks to the Royal Government working group. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodian garments, footwear and travel goods strategic plan to entice investors

Cambodia’s strategic plan on garment, footwear and travel goods development 2021-2024 will attract more investment and contribute to sustainable development in the sector, Ith Samheng, minister for labour and vocational training, told Okhna Kong Sang, president of Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) in Phnom ...

Khmer Times Staff

Labour Ministry settles over 500 worker disputes

The Ministry of Labour reported that it has settled more than 800 labour disputes last year and more than 60 strikes across the country. ...

Taing Rinith

Ministry of Labour reminds factory owners to ensure all their workers are vaccinated against COVID-19

The Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training issued a notice to all owners or directors of factories to immediately contact the local authorities to prepare  vaccines and to encourage workers in any location to get vaccinated soonest possible. ...

Khmer Times Staff

New GMAC chairman elected to develop textile industry

The Garment Manufacturers Association of Cambodia (GMAC) held its 15th Annual General Meeting on Saturday to announce the results of work done during the last term and elect a new chairman and executive committee members for the 2022-2023 term. ...

Yin Soeum

Textiles, garments, footwear and travel products and bags are the key pillars of Cambodia’s exports

The Minister of Labor and Vocational Training, Dr. Ith Sam Heng, said that the export of textiles, garment, footwear and travel products and bags sectors are the key sector for the Cambodian economy and remain as the country’s most important export sector, with annual growth ...

Khmer Times Staff

New workplace principles for health and safety

The Labour Ministry has drafted standard principles for safety and health in the workplace in accordance with the Labour Law and guidelines released by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the World Health Organization (WHO). ...

Yin Soeum

Ministry to employers: Paid holiday for Pchum Ben

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training has told factories and companies to give paid holiday for workers and staff on October 5-7 for Pchum Ben, and that those who voluntarily work during the three days are entitled to additional pay, as per the labour ...

Ry Sochan

Labour ministry to distribute $26 mil in aid

In the latest round of financial assistance, the Labour Ministry will distribute $26 million to 9,972 employees at 40 companies who have lost their jobs in the garment and tourism sectors. ...

Kunvuth Monykanchna

Ministry to launch new jobsite to boost employment

The Ministry of Labour will launch a new job website – WORKNET – on employment services and labour market information in Cambodia on April 8, to help Cambodians find jobs during the pandemic. ...

Sen David

Ministries: Join BFC or lose export privileges

Two ministries on February 22 ordered factory owners and directors in the textile, garment, bag and travel-goods export sectors to register with Better Factories Cambodia (BFC) and obtain certification on working conditions. ...

Thou Vireak

Youth job programme has nearly 400 openings

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training has announced cooperation with three companies to provide nearly 400 job opportunities for the country’s youth, organised into a monthly job interview programme set to begin on February 17. ...

Long Kimmarita

Ministry to spend $500M on 5-year vocational master plan

Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training will spend nearly $500 million to accomplish a five-year master plan in improving Technical and Vocational Education and Training (2021-2025) by focusing on four strategies. ...

Niem Chheng

Foreign labour registry extended

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training has announced a two-month extension to the deadline for applying for the use of foreign workers for next year. Cambodian labour law requires firms employing foreign workers to apply for permits by the end of each November for ...

Long Kimmarita

Directive on work conditions issued

The Ministry of Commerce together with the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training has issued a joint directive on the implementation of the Better Factory Cambodia (BFC) project in export-oriented factories in the textile, garment and travel goods and bags sector. ...

Sok Chan

EUROCHAM urged to attract more investors

Labor Minister Ith Samheng yesterday asked the European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia (EUROCHAM) president Tassilo Brinzer to help attract more investors to Cambodia. ...

Sen David

Labour rights groups start campaign over seniority pay

Representatives of unions, federations, associations and civil society organisations working on the promotion of labour rights in Cambodia have joined together in a campaign to demand seniority pay. ...

Va Sonyka

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