Workers who have been told they have been sacked for striking at the co-owned Tai Yang and Camwell factories will forget about their seniority bonuses – for now – if they are reinstated, unions and an advocacy group said yesterday. In an attempt to end one of the longest strikes in the industry’s history, the American Center for International Labor Solidarity (ACILS) made pleas for the reinstatement of 37 workers to the Ministry of Social Affairs and buyer Levi’s late last week. Yang Sophorn, president of the Cambodian Alliance of Trade Unions, said yesterday the workers, who were recently told they had been fired after striking since June 25 over seniority bonuses, would return to the Ang Snuol district factories in Kandal province if a deal was struck. … Sophorn claimed yesterday as many as 50 per cent of workers had resigned since June 25. CCU president Rong Chhun believed the figure was more like 15 to 20 per cent. Menghuor maintained some 90 per cent were back at work.