Labor

Tripartite talks over minimum wage start

Tripartite discussions on the 2022 minimum wage for workers in the garment, textile and footwear sectors were set to begin on September 14. According to industry observers, the employers are planning to offer $183.40, as opposed to $214.20 requested by trade unions. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tripartite-talks-over-minimum-wage-start

Tripartite talks over minimum wage start

Tripartite discussions on the 2022 minimum wage for workers in the garment, textile and footwear sectors were set to begin on September 14. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tripartite-talks-over-minimum-wage-start

Dates set for minimum wage raise discussion

The National Council on Minimum Wage (NCMW) will hold a series of meetings from mid-September onwards to negotiate the 2022 minimum wage for workers in the textile, garment and footwear sectors. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/dates-set-minimum-wage-raise-discussion

Unions to request 11.6% raise to minimum wage

Seventeen union representatives from the Wage Negotiation Working Group have agreed to negotiate for a $22.20 increase in salaries for textile, garment and footwear workers for 2022. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/unions-request-116-raise-minimum-wage

Cambodia sees spike in human, sex trafficking cases in first half of 2021

Cambodia cracked down on 198 human trafficking and sexual exploitation cases in the first six months of 2021, a remarkable rise from only 63 cases over the same period last year, a senior official said on Friday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50924773/cambodia-sees-spike-in-human-sex-trafficking-cases-in-first-half-of-2021/

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. ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50921500/unions-ask-for-200-minimum-wage-for-2022/

CDC approves $71 million in new investments to create 9,500 jobs

Eight new projects worth $71.4 million have been approved by the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC). The new projects  will create over 9,500 jobs at a critical juncture in the Kingdom’s economic recovery. ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50906237/cdc-approves-71-million-in-new-investments-to-create-9500-jobs/

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

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