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Free Trade Union breaks from ally

Free Trade Union president Chea Mony has announced that his union will leave the Cambodian Confederation of Unions and sever all ties with its long-time ally, the Cambodian Independent Teachers’ Association. In a letter to Minister of Labour Vong Sauth, dated June 27 and obtained by ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012070257149/National-news/free-trade-union-breaks-from-ally.html

After Threats to Cut Pay, Garment Workers Strike

Nearly 2,000 workers at the Gawon Apparel Co. garment factory in Kandal province’s Takhmao City protested in front of the factory yesterday after they were informed that they would lose pay for any days missed during the commune election, which takes place Sunday, union representatives ...

Seventy Workers Faint at Factory Supplying H&M

More than 70 workers at a factory in Kompong Speu province that produces garments for the Swedish clothing brand H&M were hospitalized Monday after they fainted at their workplace. Chea Mony, president of the Free Trade Union, said the workers at the Anful garment factory in ...

Union Leader Asks Governor To Set Statue Discussion Dates

Free Trade Union (FTU) President Chea Mony yesterday wrote to Phnom Penh Governor Kep Chuktema, reiterating a request to set a date for talks over the construction of a statue honoring his assassinated brother, the late FTU leader Chea Vichea. Permission to build the statue was ...

Chea Mony sued over strike

Kampong Chhnang Provincial Court has summonsed Free Trade Union president Chea Mony and two of his officers to answer incitement charges at the court tomorrow relating to his alleged involvement in a mass strike at a garment factory last year, officials said yesterday. M&V garment factory ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012030554857/National-news/chea-mony-sued-over-strike.html

'Brand aid' failing workers

A strike this morning at a garment factory located near the bend of a dirt road in Bonal Sa-ith village in Sen Sok district underscores the need for enhanced enforcement of labour legislation, the president of the Free Trade Union said yesterday. Chea Mony also said ...

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Hundreds fall ill at Cambodian garment factory

PHNOM PENH — Hundreds of workers were hospitalised after falling ill on Monday at a Cambodian garment factory — the latest in a string of such incidents in the industry, police and union officials said. Nearly one thousand employees at the Anful Garments Factory (Cambodia) Ltd ...

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Union claims strikers threatened with gun

Free Trade Union members claimed that staff of the Cambodian Union Federation of Chuon Mom Thol threatened workers striking at a shoe factory in Kampong Speu province yesterday. FTU president Chea Mony told the Post  that officials of  the Cambodian Union Federation had used guns ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011083051341/National-news/union-claims-strikers-threatened-with-gun.html

90 Garment Factory Workers Faint Over Two-Day Period

About 90 garment factory workers fainted over a two-day period last week at Zhen Tai garment factory in Sen Sok district’s Phnom Penh Thmei commune, union officials and police said yesterday, though accounts of what caused the mass fainting differed. Thirty workers first fainted on ...

Boss blames panic on alarm

About 2,000 workers fled a garment factory on the outskirts of Phnom Penh and an estimated 30 workers fainted yesterday after sparks started flying from a generator and a fire alarm went off at 10:00am. Chea Mony, president of the Free Trade Union, said the episode ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011080550882/National-news/boss-blames-panic-on-alarm.html

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