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Angkor brewery agrees to strikers’ demands

More than 200 striking workers at Cambodia’s largest brewer, Cambrew Ltd., resumed work on Saturday after the company agreed to lift their monthly salary from $120 to $150 as they had been demanding. The workers at the company, which produces Angkor beer and Black Panther stout, ...

Ben Sokhean
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/angkor-brewery-agrees-to-strikers-demands-58466/

Brewery strike pays off for staff

Staff at a brewery that produces Angkor Beer returned to work on the weekend after management agreed to a strike-ending $30 raise on Saturday. More than 1,000 workers at Cambrew Ltd in Preah Sihanouk province walked off the job on Thursday after a month of wage-increase ...

Chhay Channyda
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/brewery-strike-pays-staff

Angkor Beer workers protest for pay hike

More than 200 employees of Cambodia’s largest brewer, Cambrew Ltd., held a protest outside the brewery in Sihanoukville on Thursday to demand a $30 dollar salary increase to $120 monthly salaries, worker representatives said. The company, which produces Angkor beer and Black Panther stout, employs more ...

Ben Sokhean
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/angkor-beer-workers-protest-for-pay-hike-58424/

Carlsberg Unworried by Call for Beer Boycott

Danish beer giant Carlsberg, a partner in Cambodia’s largest brewery, Cambrew, said it is not concerned by a call to boycott its popular Angkor Beer brand over a partner company’s investment in a Laos dam. Ben Morton, vice president of Carlsberg’s international media relations and issues ...

Dene-Hern Chen
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/carlsberg-unworried-by-call-for-beer-boycott-45794/

Angkor Beer Chief Behind Controversial Laos Border Dam

As the director of one of Cam­bodia’s largest breweries, Malay­sian businessman Goh Nan Kioh has made millions selling Angkor Beer to Cambodians. But now his latest business venture, a controversial mainstream Mekong dam in Laos, is drawing the ire of environmentalists who believe that it will ...

Dene-Hern Chen
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/angkor-beer-chief-behind-controversial-laos-border-dam-45312/

Beer Promoters 'banished' for striking

Angkor Beer promoters involved in last August’s strike over unpaid overtime have been banished to less popular restaurants and beer gardens in the past year, a report on the profession says. According to Promoting Decency? Report on the Situation of Beer Promotion Workers in Cambodia, released this ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012082958346/National-news/beer-promoters-banished-for-striking.html

Carlsberg promises support

Danish brewer Carlsberg has vowed to improve the working conditions of Angkor and Carlsberg beer promoters in Cambodia as it tries to stamp out coerced workplace drinking. The company announced late last week it had joined forces with the Danish Confederation of Trade Unions (LO) to ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012082758294/National-news/carlsberg-promises-support-to-cambodian-beer-promoters.html

One week deadline for beer strike resolution

Following “tough discussions” with Phnom Penh’s deputy governor  yesterday, Angkor Beer promoters agreed to suspend their protest for one week starting today.  Ou Tep Phally, vice-president of the Cambodian Foods and Service Workers’ Federation, said five beer promoters and one union representative negotiated with officials. ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011080550878/National-news/one-week-deadline-for-beer-strike-resolution.html

Two dollar strike to continue

Angkor Beer promoters yesterday rejected an offer from the municipality that would have required them to suspend their strike while officials negotiated a solution for them, telling Phnom Penh’s deputy governor that their protest is legal and that their employer is breaking the law. More ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011080450859/National-news/two-dollar-strike-to-continue.html

City Hall Calls On Angkor Beer Promoters to Protest Peacefully

Phnom Penh City Hall yesterday warned Angkor Beer promoters to protest peacefully until a resolution could be reached on their pay claims, a union representative said. Protests held by the Angkor Beer promoters turned violent on Tuesday evening, with one promoter hospitalized after protestors clashed ...

Police warn beer protestors

Police have told beer promoters protesting outside Cambrew Ltd. offices in Phnom Penh to quiet down as their strike goes into the third day. The strikers who promote Angkor Beer are asking that the brewery honor a decision by the Arbitration Council to award them ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011072850689/National-news/police-warn-beer-protesters.html

Protesting Beer Promoters Say Company Threatened Firings

According to more than 30 Angkor Beer promoters who are protesting Cambrew Ltd’s failure to comply to an Arbitration Council ruling, the company has threatened them with firings. The protestors plan on continuing the strike until the company meets their demands. The Cambodian Food and ...

Workers urge Angkor boycott

Angkor beer workers have been handing out flyers calling for a protest of the brand owned by Cambrew Ltd as the beer promoter strike entered its second day. International NGOs are being urged by the Cambodian Food Service Workers’ Federation to support the strikers by ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011072750661/National-news/workers-urge-angkor-boycott.html

Angkor protestors slighted

Angkor Beer drivers forced their way through a blockade formed by beer promoters protesting the company’s failure to respect them and follow an Arbitration Council ruling that they should be paid $2 more on the weekends. 200 protestors had planned to attend but only 30 ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011072650621/National-news/angkor-protesters-slighted.html

Beer girls brew Angkor strike

60 some Angkor beer promoters are going to hold a strike outside of the company’s Phnom Penh offices in order to draw attention to the labor violations and discrimination they’ve suffered. The strike is planned to be loud and colorful according to Cham Rong, the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011072550606/National-news/beer-girls-brew-angkor-strike.html

Angkor Beer Promoters Protest for More Overtime Pay

Angkor Beer promoters held a protest outside of Cambrew Ltd in Phnom Penh in order to receive more overtime pay on the weekends, following an Arbitration Council order that the company pay each employee $2 more and Angkor Beer’s failure to do so. The 30 ...

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