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Ministry working on labor laws

The draft law on the minimum wage for garment and footwear industry workers will be completed and approved this year, according to Labor Minister Ith Samheng. ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35520/ministry-working-on-labor-laws/

Union wins benefits for garment workers

Most demands made by workers at a Takeo province garment factory were met following a large protest and five hours of negotiation. Asia Dragon (Garment) Co Ltd mediated with the Coalition of Cambodian Apparel Workers’ Democratic Union (C.CAWDU), making concessions on most of the workers’ 16 ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/union-wins-benefits-garment-workers

No bail for Sabrina unionists

According to defence lawyer Kao Ty, the court decided to uphold the decision of the provincial court in a closed-door hearing last Friday. “They said if those eight members and workers were released on bail, they would cause a problem again,” he said, adding that ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/no-bail-sabrina-unionists

Factory’s owner in crosshairs

Some 400 garment workers yesterday gathered outside the Ministry of Social Affairs to plead for government intervention against a factory owner who fled without paying them overdue wages three months ago. Khem Chamnan, a Free Trade Union representative from the Pine Great (Cambodia) factory in Phnom ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013070266604/National/factory-s-owner-in-crosshairs.html

Court Order Ends NagaWorld Strike, Sends Staff Back to Work

Hundreds of employees of Phnom Penh’s NagaWorld casino and hotel returned to work Wednesday in response to a court order telling them to end their nearly two-week-long strike. Staff demanding that the high-grossing company raise their minimum pay from $80 to $150 per month have been ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/court-order-ends-nagaworld-strike-sends-staff-back-to-work-32435/

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

MFone workers told to wait

Former employees of the failed telecommunications company MFone have been told they can expect a decision next month on their claims for more than $4 million in compensation. Former Mfone section manager Bou Kunthea said after a meeting yesterday with offic-ials from the Ministry of Social ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013032062036/Business/mfone-workers-told-to-wait.html

Union boss accused of strike incitement

The president of the Cambodian Alliance of Trade Unions has been summonsed to Kandal Provincial Court to answer incitement and defamation allegations levied against her by the owner of the strike-plagued Tai Yang Enterprise factories. The court complaint comes ahead of major negotiations today in the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012071157345/National-news/union-boss-accused-of-strike-incitement.html

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

City Hall bans June Textile rally

The president of the Cambodian Confederation of Unions said yesterday that he would defy a municipal order banning employees from June Textile Factory from marching to Prime Minister Hun Sen’s house to seek resolution in a labour dispute. According to a report from a City ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011070150121/National-news/labour-dispute-city-hall-bans-june-textile-rally.html

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