Unions decry minimum wage rise of $13

Unions are still seething at the new minimum wage figure for garment and footwear industry workers – which the government decided to raise by only $13 per month last Thursday – but stopped short of saying they would organize protests out of a fear for ...

Mom Kunthear

Garment wage vote set for tomorrow

Representatives for garment sector employers and employees will vote on Wednesday for their respective final proposals for the new minimum wage next year.​ Two weeks ago, members of the tripartite minimum wage negotiations began a series of meetings to discuss their various salary proposals. The Garment Manufacturers ...

Mom Kunthear

Garment sector minimum wage raised to $140

The government set the new monthly minimum wage for the country’s multibillion-dollar garment industry at $140 Thursday—up from $128—after months of tough negotiations that failed to bring employers and unions even close to a consensus. ...

Mech Dara

Compromise remains elusive in minimum wage negotiations

Factory and union representatives remain as far apart as ever over where to set next year’s minimum wage for garment workers, now at $128 per month, after hours of heated negotiations Wednesday and a vote that seemed to settle nothing. ...

Mech Dara

Gov’t, factories, Unions to vote on minimum wage today

Government, factory and union representatives tasked with proposing a new monthly minimum wage for the garment sector will vote Wednesday to find a figure after once again failing to reach a consensus during negotiations in Phnom Penh on Tuesday. ...

Khuon Narim

Deadline for wage negotiations missed; Labor Ministry to decide

The tripartite Labor Advisory Committee (LAC) on Monday missed its provisional deadline to decide on a new minimum wage for the garment sector, with employers and trade unions making little progress in coming to an agreement. ...

Khuon Narim

Unions come to consensus on wage proposal

A disparate group of independent and pro-government trade unions on Tuesday agreed to make $168 their proposal for the garment sector’s new monthly minimum wage in ongoing negotiations with employers, bridging weeks of differences. ...

Khuon Narim and Zsombor Peter

Unions threaten protest over minimum wage

Unions in the clothing and footwear sector yesterday wrote to the committee overseeing minimum wage negotiations threating protests if their demands were not met. ...

Jonathan Cox

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