Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training

IOM reaffirms commitment to Kingdom’s migrant workers

International Organisation for Migration (IOM) Asia-Pacific regional director Sarah Lou Ysmael Arriola on May 3 reaffirmed her commitment to assist Cambodia in protecting the rights of migrant workers and improving governance, employment, human resource and migration system development, according to a labour ministry statement. ...

Post Staff

Five new factories to employ over 5,000 workers in Kampong Speu

Five “major” factories and manufacturing enterprises will be opening in Kampong Speu province that will employ more than 5,000 workers starting from March 17 to meet the need of workers searching for new job opportunities, according to the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training. ...

Chea Sokny

Improve labour conditions or face fines

In a push to improve conditions for workers, the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training has issued a warning to establishments nationwide. The ministry will take legal action against any enterprise that is negligent or refuses to improve working conditions. Enterprises must ensure the safety, ...

Hang Punreay

NSSF pension plan ensuring welfare, social protections

Minister of Labour and Vocational Training Ith Samheng said the government has focused on ensuring the welfare and provision of social protections, most recently through the launch of the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) pension scheme for the private sector under the provisions of the ...

Mom Kunthear

Job fair advertises 5,736 openings with 105 businesses

The National Employment Agency (NEA) of the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training has announced that over 60,000 people attended the two-day National Job and Productivity Fair from October 28-29. ...

Long Kimmarita

Breastfeeding facilities coming to factories

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training, together with Helen Keller International, organised an October 19 meeting to discuss plans to promote nutrition and the breastfeeding of infants and children in the workplace. The meeting was attended by the managers of several large factories and ...

Long Kimmarita

Country has about 60,000 unemployed

A senior official of the Ministry of Labour estimates that there are about 60,000 unemployed people of all ages. ...

Tith Kongnov

Unions push for minimum garment workers wage of $213

The latest round of negotiations on the minimum wage for garment workers has seen unions push for $213 a month, while employers are calling for $196. ...

Seng Mengheng

Government improves benefits for pensioners

The government has issued a sub-decree on increasing social security benefits for former civil servants and veterans and sponsoring maids for certain disabled people after the Ministry of Labour recently announced social security pensions for individuals in factories, establishments and companies. ...

Hang Punreay

Sihanoukville SEZ exports $1.3b in six months

Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone’s (SSEZ) exports were worth $1.3 billion during the first half of 2022, marking a year-on-year increase of almost 40 percent, according to the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training. ...

Penh Chamroeun

Businesses instructed to enlist in NSSF soon

Senior labour officials called on businesses, manufacturing enterprises and other private institutions that are covered by the labour law but have not yet been registered with the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) to do so as soon as possible. ...

Long Kimmarita

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

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