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Minimum wage law edges closer

A Labour Ministry official has said the law on the minimum wage will come into force in the first quarter of 2018, provided there are no more objections from stakeholders. ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5095662/minimum-wage-law-edges-closer/

Minister tackles factory faintings

The Minister of Labour yesterday warned factory owners around the country that they would face legal action if large groups of workers faint during working hours within their enterprises. ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5094787/minister-tackles-factory-faintings/

Unions seek paid leave for registration journey

The Labour Ministry, if ordered by the National Election Committee, will request employers to grant workers time off to enrol to vote in their native communes, according to an official. ...

Bun Sengkong
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/unions-seek-paid-leave-registration-journey

Unions suggest changes to law

Members of 30 independent and government-leaning labour unions and labour advocacy groups met yesterday to discuss aspects of a draft trade union law they want altered, and strategies for accomplishing the changes. ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/unions-suggest-changes-law

Union proposal for minimum wage scrapped in Cambodia

Activists have decried a decision by the Ministry of Labour to disregard union pleas for a hike in the minimum wage for some of the country’s 500,000 garment workers, one warning that it could lead to civil unrest. The unions’ wage proposal received only seven ...

World Bulletin News Staff
http://www.worldbulletin.net/union-proposal-for-minimum-wage-scrapped-in-cambodia/147476/union-proposal-for-minimum-wage-scrapped-in-cambodia

Sorya bus hullabaloo at an end

A five-month protest aimed at a Phnom Penh bus company came to an end on Thursday when Sorya Transportation Company reinstated three of 17 drivers it fired in April. ...

Mom Kunthear
http://phnompenhpost.com/national/sorya-bus-hullabaloo-end

Trial for 23 to resume amid rally

The trial of 23 men arrested at violent demonstrations in early January continues at 8am today, and unionists are planning on rallying outside the court in a show of solidarity. About 100 union members will join staff from the Cambodian Labour Confederation and the Coalition of ...

Sean Teehan
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/trial-23-resume-amid-rally

Bail request for Pov as union seeks property

A union leader among 21 workers and activists arrested in January demonstrations will appear in the Court of Appeal to argue for bail next week, despite the same court denying his request last month. Vorn Pov, president of Independent Democracy of Informal Economy Association (IDEA), and ...

Chhay Channyda
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bail-request-pov-union-seeks-property

Anniversary marked by inaction

Six months after two of her co-workers were crushed to death when a storage level collapsed at the Wing Star Shoes factory in Kampong Speu, employee Yu Manith is noticing the cracks in a factory wall beginning to expand. Shortly after police rummaged through the ...

Shane Worrell and Mom Kunthear
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/anniversary-marked-inaction

Factory production sluggish

In the wake of last month’s election, production levels at Cambodian garment factories are still below the norm as lingering fears of political unrest keep workers at home and away from the capital. Shrugged off at the outset as a natural byproduct of the election that ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/factory-production-sluggish

Mfone value is revised

Althought the initial book value – purchase cost minus depreciation – of the assets of bankrupt Cambodian telecommunications firm Mfone was estimated at $105 million, employee representatives claim the estimated market value is closer to $30 million to $40 million. Bou Kunthea, an Mfone employee representative, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013040264827/Business/mfone-value-is-revised.html

Union out of loop in MoU negotiations

The garment industry could be close to renewing an industrial relations memorandum of understanding, but an independent union believes it is being edged out of negotiations because it opposes the use of short-term and fixed-duration contracts. Ath Thorn, president of the Cambodian Labour Confederation, said yesterday ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012060756657/National-news/union-out-of-loop-in-mou-negotiations.html

Banners versus batons

Police are accused of breaking a 21-year-old woman’s nose and injuring two other women as about 900 workers marched from the Win Shing-tex Cambodia garment factory in the capital’s Por Sen Chey district yesterday. San Sopha said, adding he would file a complaint against the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012032855291/National-news/banners-versus-batons.html

Strikers fed up with delays

Striking workers planned to set tyres aflame today outside a garment factory that supplies JC Penney in the capital’s Por Sen Chey district, union officials said yesterday on the sixth day of the strike at Hong Kong-owned Win Shing-tex Cambodia Co Ltd. Ath Thorn, head of ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012032355209/National-news/strikers-fed-up-with-delays.html

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