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Private firm takes over responsibility for work permits

The Ministry of Labor passed all responsibility for foreign work permits today to E-Solutions (Cambodia) Co., leaving a multitude of unanswered questions about the private company that will process, produce and distribute the permits online. Ministry spokesman Heng Sour declined to answer questions about the company, ...

Sek Odom and Janelle Retka
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/private-firm-takes-responsibility-work-permits-117428/

Law to build confidence

The controversial Union Law, which was passed and put into force after dozens of debates and protests, is expected to build confidence among garment and textile buyers as well as employers and workers, experts said. Sandra D’Amico, vice president of the Cambodian Federation of Employers ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/26884/law-to-build-confidence/

Labour’s 10 per cent rule

The Ministry of Labour has issued a prakas urging employers to follow existing regulations in the Labour Law that limit foreign workers to 10 per cent of the total workforce at any one company. It has warned that failure to stay within this limit – or ...

Sen David and Kevin Ponniah
http://phnompenhpost.com/national/labour%E2%80%99s-10-cent-rule

Arbitrator ready to hear cases

More than a year after it was established, the National Commercial Arbitration Centre (NCAC), Cambodia’s first third-party dispute resolution body, is finally ready to take on its first case. During its first annual assembly in Phnom Penh on Friday, the NCAC confirmed that it had finalised ...

Chan Muyhong
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/arbitrator-ready-hear-cases

ILO attacks trade union law

An International Labour Organization official yesterday called the draft of a Ministry of Labour trade union law “a step backwards” during the opening of a two-day workshop meant to hear concerns of both labour unions and employers. In a speech to worker representatives, members of the ...

Mom Kunthear and Sean Teehan
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ilo-attacks-trade-union-law

ILO convention still debated

The government has no intention of withdrawing its signature from the International Labour Organization’s freedom of association convention, despite calls for it to reconsider its position, a Ministry of Labour spokesman said yesterday. “I don’t think we will withdraw. The prime minister [Hun Sen] has already ...

Shane Worrell
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ilo-convention-still-debated

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