Labor

Joint statement: Allowing self-employed foreigners is taking the occupation of the Cambodian citizens and workers

On 7 October 2019, the union, association, and civil society organizations issued a joint statement to show their disappointment over the Notification No. 035 of Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training, dated October 5, 2019, on “reauthorization of self-employed foreigners”. The allowance of self-employed foreigners in ...

Cambodian Center for Human Rights

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Announcement: Prakas on determine categories of job and ban foreign nationals from self-employment

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (August 28, 2019) issues an order to classify the jobs’ listing and to bar foreign nationals from self-employment. The legal document, which issued with number 360/19 and dated on 28 August 2019, categories the types of job that ...

Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training

Instruction on the payment of pre-2019 seniority indemnity for enterprises in garment and footwear industries

On 10 June 2019, the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training issued an instruction on payment of new seniority indemnity for enterprises in garment and footwear industries to properly implement Prakas No. 443 K.B/Br.K.Kh.L issued on 21 September 2018 on payment of seniority indemnity. The instruction includes ...

Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training

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Instruction on payment of new seniority indemnity in each year from 2019 (for all enterprises and establishments)

On 10 June 2019, the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training issued an instruction on payment of new seniority indemnity in each year from 2019 (for all enterprises and establishments) to properly implement Prakas No. 443 K.B/Br.K.Kh.L issued on 21 September 2018 on payment of seniority indemnity. ...

Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training

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Press release on ASEAN-Occupational Safety and Health Network (ASEAN-OSHNET)

On 26 March 2018, the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training of the Kingdom of Cambodia issued a press release on being a host of 3 events on ASEAN-Occupational Safety and Health Network (ASEAN-OSHNET) from 02-04 April 2018 at Empress Angkor Resort and Spa Hotel in ...

Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training

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Setting minimum wages for workers in textiles, garments and footwear for 2018

On the afternoon of 05 October 2017, the Labor Advisory Committee had conducted the 17th Meeting, at the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training, to continue reviewing and discussing on the results of the tripartite technical working groups and discuss setting a minimum wage for ...

Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training

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Notification on the list of private recruitment agencies approved by the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training

The Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training issued a list of private recruiting agencies that had been approved by the Ministry to recruit, train, send and supervise Cambodian workers to work abroad. This aims at  (1)notifying Cambodia citizens and the public, and (2) protecting the ...

Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training

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Garment sector employers urge amendments to draft union law

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) has reportedly continued to urge pragmatism in drafting the legal framework of draft union law ahead of the public consultation later this week, demanding a reflection of interests from both workers and employers in the country’s garment sector.  ...

Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC)

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With wage talks over, GMAC calls for focus on productivity

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) is looking for a renewed focus on productivity following the conclusion of this month’s minimum wage negotiations, while supporting calls for clothing buyers to implement more sustainable purchasing practices. ...

Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia

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Workshop on mechanisms and criteria for determining minimum wages in Cambodia

The Ministry of  Labour and Vocational Training will organize a workshop on “Mechanisms and Criteria for Determining Minimum Wages in Cambodia” on 22 September 2015 from 8:30 am, at a meeting room A of the ministry’s office. ...

Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training

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Schedule for discussions on 2016 minimum wages

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training informs workers, employees, employers, technical organizations, and national and international organizations that discussions on the minimum wages for 2016, whereby tripartite (representatives of workers/employees, employers and the government) comes together, will begin from July 2015 while January 01, ...

Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training

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Public announcement on the denial of HRW's report for labour abuse

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training denied the report that was published on 12 March 2015 by Human Rights Watch (HRW), and considered it as professionally baseless. The ministry asserted that international communities, retailers and International Labour Organization (ILO) agreed Cambodia’s better labor standards were ...

Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training

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Notification on overtime working in factories

Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training informs owners and directors of factories about requests for approvals from the ministry if they wish their workers and employees to work overtime. This overtime work is based on agreements of the workers and employees while the total time ...

Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training

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Declaration of intent on support to improving industrial relations in Cambodia's garment industry

Jointly funded by Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) and Hennes & Mauritz (H&M), the project “Improving Industrial Relations in Cambodia’s Garment Industry” will be executed by the International Labour Organization (ILO). ...

Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MLVT)

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Press statement of the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia

Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) expressed its dissatisfaction on the decision of fixing minimum wage in a new level of 123 USD, which later on the government decided unilaterally add 5 USD more, making the new applied minimum wage up to 128 USD in ...

Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC)

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Press statement of the Labour Advisory Committee

On 12 November 2014,​​ the Labor Advisory Committee (LAC) convened to consider and discuss the proposals of minimum wage levels of 110 USD, 121 USD and 140 USD. In an attempt to bridge the gap between the two parties, the government side proposed a minimum ...

Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training

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Fixing minimum wages for workers and employees in textile, garment and footwear industy

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MLVT) would like to inform that the ministry has closely cooperated with International Labor Organization (ILO) aiming at strengthening the mechanisms as well as defining the criteria for determining minimum wage for workers and employees in the textile, ...

Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training

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Third Transparency Report demonstrates improvements in working conditions

The International Labour Organization’s Better Factories Cambodia (BFC) programme today releases its 3rd online Transparency Report covering the period from July to September 2014. The report presents working conditions for 248 of Cambodia’s garment factories. ...

Better Factories Cambodia

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New study finds high levels of anemia, food insecurity, among Cambodian garment workers

The International Labor Organization’s (ILO) Better Factories Cambodia project, together with the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and Angkor Research and Consulting Ltd., today release a few summary results of the baseline survey for the “Study on the Impact of Food Provision on Garment Workers’ Health and ...

Better Factories Cambodia

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Statement of the Labour Advisory Committee

On 26 September 2014 at 3:00 p.m. the Labor Advisory Committee conducted 10th meeting of the 8th mandate at the office of Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training in order to discuss the minimum wage in 2014 for laborers in garment and textile sector and ...

Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training

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