Labor

Cambodia ranks top in women workforce

The UNDP in Cambodia published a statement yesterday on its Facebook page stating that the rate of women workers in the Kingdom is higher than others in the region. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50902846/cambodia-ranks-top-in-women-workforce/

Labor Ministry signs MoU to promote labor sector

The Ministry of Labor has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with American Center for International Labor Solidarity to promote labor sector in Cambodia. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50903307/labor-ministry-signs-mou-to-promote-labor-sector/

Informal economy may lose over 6M jobs by Covid’s end

Minister of Planning Chhay Than said more than six million workers in the informal economy have either lost or are expected to lose their jobs due to Covid-19, despite the government’s efforts to counter the pandemic. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/informal-economy-may-lose-over-6m-jobs-covids-end

400 sacked CINTRI workers protest in Phnom Penh

400 CINTRI workers who were sacked by the company earlier – including cleaners, garbage collectors and drivers – protested at the company yesterday to demand payments. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50894337/400-sacked-cintri-workers-protest-in-phnom-penh/

Droves of up to 2,000 migrant Cambodian workers flee Thailand

More than 2,000 Cambodian migrants have reportedly returned back to their home country at Chong Chom border crossing in Surin due to the closure of worker camps. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50894041/droves-of-up-to-2000-migrant-cambodian-workers-flee-thailand/

Cambodia, U.S. praise bilateral cooperation against human trafficking

The Kingdom of Cambodia and the United States of America have lauded the fruitful outcomes of their bilateral cooperation in countering human trafficking. ​ ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50870772/cambodia-u-s-praise-bilateral-cooperation-against-human-trafficking/

More unemployment benefits on the way for garment and tourism sectors

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training has announced the provision of the 60th round of unemployment benefits for over 5,000 workers in the garment and tourist sectors affected by the pandemic. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/more-unemployment-benefits-way-garment-and-tourism-sectors

Zhen Tai garment factory workers claim non-payment of April wages

Garment factory workers have demanded that their employer, Zhen Tai garment factory, pay them a portion of their monthly wages and their Khmer New Year holiday bonus for the period when Phnom Penh and Kandal province’s Takmao town had been in lockdown. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/zhen-tai-garment-factory-workers-claim-non-payment-april-wages

Cash-strapped workers seek reduction in monthly rates for rental units

Some 200 garment workers gathered on May 10 on Veng Sreng Street in Stung Meanchey III commune’s Damnak Thum Pir village in the capital’s Meanchey district to demand that the Phnom Penh municipal authorities help facilitate a 50 per cent reduction in monthly rates for ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cash-strapped-workers-seek-reduction-monthly-rates-rental-units

Social commerce revolution demands digital marketing skills

Digital marketing skills for women can help bridge Cambodia’s digital gender divide and strengthen the Kingdom’s e-commerce sector, according to experts. ...

Husain Haider
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50823406/social-commerce-revolution-demands-digital-marketing-skills/

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/youth-job-programme-has-nearly-400-openings

Developing recruitment processes key amid digital adoption: Experts

Recruitment has come a long way since its humble beginnings as printed box adverts in the local newspaper. According to global niche technology staffing company Next Venture, technology has and will continue to have the biggest impact on recruitment. ...

Tom Starkey
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50809632/developing-recruitment-processes-key-amid-digital-adoption-experts/

Workshop addresses accidents involving commuting workers

A road safety training workshop being held from January 25-28 in Phnom Penh is seeking to raise awareness of the toll taken by traffic accidents every year and implement steps for their prevention. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/workshop-addresses-accidents-involving-commuting-workers

Students to learn info on human trafficking

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport and the secretariat of the National Committee for Counter Trafficking (NCCT) have cooperated to incorporate human trafficking-related lessons into the primary school and high school level curriculum next year. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/students-learn-info-human-trafficking

Factory workers seek help as ministry says owner did not file notice

While hundreds of workers from the shuttered Violet Apparel factory submitted a petition to the European Union’s Delegation to Cambodia seeking help securing unpaid benefits, a ministry official has said that the factory’s owner has not filed the necessary paperwork exempting him from paying workers. ...

Khy Sovuthy
https://cambojanews.com/factory-workers-seek-help-as-ministry-says-owner-did-not-file-notice/

Cambodia risks being left behind while other Asean members announce reopening of economy

As the number of unemployed climb day by day and with limited employment opportunities, mounting debts and lack of economic opportunities, Cambodia risks being left behind by its bigger Asean partners. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50728252/cambodia-risks-being-left-behind-while-other-asean-members-announce-reopening-of-economy/

IDEA asks the government to help informal workers

Independent Democracy of Informal Economy Association (IDEA) has asked the government to help support street vendors and tuk-tuk drivers as they feel the pinch amid the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50723284/idea-asks-the-government-to-help-informal-workers/

Union appeals to casinos over suspended workers’ wages

The Collective Union of Movement of Workers is appealing to casino owners to disburse last month’s wages of suspended employees amid the temporary closure of gambling venues across the Kingdom over novel coronavirus fears. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50709040/union-appeals-to-casinos-over-suspended-workers-wages/

Cambodia and Laos renew border cooperation

Cambodia and Laos yesterday renewed their commitment to cooperate on border security issues, including drug trafficking. ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50698716/cambodia-and-laos-renew-border-cooperation

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