Manet commits to annual wage increases for workers

While acknowledging that the new minimum wage for factory workers falls short of their expectations, Prime Minister Hun Manet reaffirmed the government’s commitment to providing a yearly increment, however modest. This dedication, he noted, stands in contrast to certain countries that have not granted any ...

Neang Sokunthea
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/manet-commits-annual-wage-increases-workers

Cambodian PM defends the monthly minimum wage for workers

Dr. Hun Manet, Prime Minister of Cambodia, this morning defended the decision on the monthly minimum wage for the garment workers of $204. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501371053/cambodian-pm-defends-the-monthly-minimum-wage-for-workers/

Associations welcome minimum wage hike

Associations in the footwear and travel goods sector welcomed the hike in the minimum wage for workers in 2024, saying that this will ensure the sector’s competitiveness and enhance the workers’ living standards. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501369455/associations-welcome-minimum-wage-hike/

Minimum wage set at $204, after Sep 28 vote

The minimum wage for factory workers in the garment, footwear and travel goods industries for 2024 has been decided at $204 per month, with the government contributing $2. ...

Neang Sokunthea
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minimum-wage-set-204-after-sep-28-vote

Parties eye ‘common ground’ in wage talks

In the latest meeting of the National Council on Minimum Wage (NCMW) regarding 2024 wage determination for the textile, garment, bag, footwear and travel goods sectors, both parties have reached an agreement to conclude negotiations by September 28. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/parties-eye-common-ground-wage-talks

Parties eye ‘common ground’ in wage talks

In the latest meeting of the National Council on Minimum Wage (NCMW) regarding 2024 wage determination for the textile, garment, bag, footwear and travel goods sectors, both parties have reached an agreement to conclude negotiations by September 28. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/parties-eye-common-ground-wage-talks

Next minimum wage talks set for Sep 11

The National Council on Minimum Wage (NCMW) has set September 11 as the date for its next gathering to discuss setting the 2024 minimum income for workers in the textile, garment, footwear, travel goods and bag sectors. ...

Van Socheata
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/next-minimum-wage-talks-set-sep-11

GFT minimum wage hike focuses on sustainability

The government has confirmed continuing minimum wage hikes for workers in the garment, footwear, and travel goods (GFT) sector, adhering to the sustainability of the sector and competitiveness in the market. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501352116/gft-minimum-wage-hike-focuses-on-sustainability/

Minimum wage negotiations ongoing

The National Council on Minimum Wage (NCMW) convened for its second tripartite meeting on August 28, aiming to determine a minimum wage for workers in Cambodia. Representatives from trade unions and employers gathered for discussions, though a definite base salary figure remains undecided. ...

Van Socheata 
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minimum-wage-negotiations-ongoing

Negotiations for garment workers’ pay rise get underway

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MLVT) and National Council of Minimum Wage launched a negotiation on Wednesday on the monthly minimum wage for workers in the garment, footwear, and travel goods (GFT) sector for 2024. ...

Yatt Malai
https://kiripost.com/stories/negotiations-for-garment-workers-pay-rise-get-underway

Wage hike talks for garment sector begin amid market demand slowdown

Cambodia’s national council on minimum wage yesterday started the talks on the increase in monthly minimum wages for the garment, footwear and travel goods industry for 2024. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501344157/wage-hike-talks-for-garment-sector-begin-amid-market-demand-slowdown/

MLVT invites unions to minimum wage talks on August 16

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MLVT) is inviting labour unions to the bargaining table for wage negotiations on August 16. The main item on the agenda are minimum wages for workers. ...

Nang Veasna
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501335214/mlvt-invites-unions-to-minimum-wage-talks-on-august-16/

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
https://kiripost.com/stories/unions-push-for-minimum-garment-workers-wage-of-213

Garment workers reveal how wages don’t cover living costs

With the minimum wage hike on the horizon, many garment workers who are working hard at low wages and still not able to pay for rent, food and send money home to their families hope their situation will soon change. ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50949774/garment-workers-reveal-how-wages-dont-cover-living-costs/

Ministry of Labor sets $194 minimum wage for workers in 2022

Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training sets US $194 minimum wage for textile, garment, footwear, travel accessories and bags workers for 2022. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.postkhmer.com/national/2021-09-28-1150-224325.html

PM adds $2 to minimum wage agreed for next year

The National Council on Minimum Wage (NCMW) voted to set minimum wage for workers in the garment, textile and footwear sectors at $192 for 2022. Prime Minister Hun Sen then stepped in to add $2 to the total, making it $194 per month.   ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-adds-2-minimum-wage-agreed-next-year

Garment sector wage negotiations resume today, workers may strike

The tripartite meetings to decide the 2022 garment factory minimum wage will resume today amid stalemated negotiations. Unions have warned of demonstrations if the talks do not result in a resolution. ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50942956/garment-sector-wage-negotiations-resume-today-workers-may-strike/

Trade unions hope for some minimum wage increment

With Cambodia having gone through economic turbulence, just like other countries around the world, it’s difficult to say in which direction the third tripartite negotiation talks for the national minimum wage for next year will sway.​ ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50940160/trade-unions-hope-for-some-minimum-wage-increment/

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

Wages set to increase for civil servants

The government will increase the minimum wage for civil servants, teachers, doctors, and armed forces in a move to improve their living conditions next year. Speaking in a cabinet meeting at the Peace Palace on Friday, Prime Minister Hun Sen said that wages for both government ...

Khy Sovuthy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50654902/wages-set-to-increase-for-civil-servants/

National budget for next year set at $7.66 billion

The government has planned a national budget of more than $7.66 billion for 2020, which will be divided by sectors across 39 ministries and institutions. A press release issued by the Council of Ministers on Friday following a plenary meeting said the government expects the ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/national-budget-next-year-set-766-billion

Hun Sen defends lower minimum wage hike

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday called on garment factory workers to understand why the hike in the minimum wage next year is not as high as previous raises. The government has increased the wage for next year by $8, a decrease of $4 when compared to ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50647373/hun-sen-defends-lower-minimum-wage-hike/

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