Development and assistance for labor rights and labor unions
Labor rights and labor unions funding
PM: Factory workers on suspension get support
Prime Minister Hun Sen has officially announced that the government will provide cash assistance to over 32,000 workers in the textile-related sectors whose employment has been suspended due to a reduction in purchasing orders, or whose factories have ceased operations. ...
NagaWorld dispute drags on with 25th meeting
The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training remains unable to find a solution to the labour dispute between NagaWorld and its dismissed employees, while civil society organisations call on the ministry to end its role as mediator and for the use of existing legal mechanisms ...
Workshop tackles labour rows
Ensuring harmony in industrial relations is a priority set out in the Strategic Plan for Employment Development and Vocational Training 2019-2023 to contribute to the successful implementation of the government’s Rectangular Strategy Phase IV. ...
2027 extension for ‘Better Factories’ inspection regime
The government and the US-based International Labour Organisation (ILO) have agreed to continue their cooperation and renew their MOU that will extend the “Better Factories Cambodia” (BFC) 2023-2027 programme. ...
NagaCorp chief CEO’s son smashes casino striker’s phone, union says
A son of casino firm NagaCorp’s billionaire senior CEO has been accused by unionists of snatching and throwing to the ground a phone belonging to a striking employee of the company’s NagaWorld casino, with video also showing the identified executive lobbing a traffic cone at ...
Sovann Sreypich and Jack Brook
Sar Kheng set to lead NagaWorld mediation meeting
Minister of Interior Sar Kheng is slated to lead a meeting with ministers and authorities to seek a solution for the ongoing labour dispute between the NagaWorld integrated resort and former staff who have since mid-December been protesting the termination of hundreds of their coworkers. ...
Unions ask for $200 minimum wage for 2022
The Trade Unions have proposed that the minimum wage for workers be raised to $200 per month, starting next year which is a turn from their initial demand of $250 last year. ...
Nepotism complaint at institute
Sixteen former staff members at the Sihanoukville provincial Multi-Technical Training Institute filed a sweeping complaint against the school’s married directors with the Ministry of Labor over the weekend. ...
Takeo factory dispute negotiations prove fruitless
Unionists, factory representatives and Labor Ministry officials on Thursday failed to find a solution for about 1,600 employees of a garment factory in Takeo province who were fired for striking last month, and the case will be passed along to the Arbitration Council, a ministry ...
Global march for decent work
Workers across the globe took to the streets on Wednesday to mark the World Day for Decent Work.In South Africa, the largest union federation, Cosatu, held marches across the country to highlight a number of socioeconomic issues. ...
ioL News Staff
FTU boss says no cash for election
Chea Mony, the Free Trade Union president who announced in July that he was stepping down from his post, has said the union does not yet have the money available to hold a congress to vote in a new president. ...
Gov’t requests probe into prisoners in Malaysia
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has asked the country’s ambassador to Malaysia, Princess Norodom Arunrasmey, to investigate reports that hundreds of Cambodian migrant workers have been jailed in the country’s Selangor state. ...
Arbitration body orders capitol tours bus drivers back to work
The Arbitration Council on Wednesday ordered 40 Capitol Tours bus drivers to end a strike that began on July 22 over claims that five other drivers were fired for attempting to organize a union at the company. ...