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Minimum wage for 2019 set to be decided

Garment and textile factory workers are set for an increase in the minimum wage for 2019. The Labour Advisory Committee will decide on Friday how much the figure will rise by after a trilateral meeting on Thursday failed to come to an agreement. With no ...

Kong Meta
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minimum-wage-2019-set-be-decided

CLC proposes $211 as minimum wage

The Cambodian Labour Confederation yesterday said that it will propose $211.94 to be the new minimum wage for garment workers during this month’s negotiations. CLC made the announcement after a meeting between various unions which touched upon criteria that included cost of living, inflation, productivity, ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50531460/clc-proposes-211-as-minimum-wage/

Date set to announce new wage

The tripartite working group tasked with setting the minimum wage in Cambodia’s garment industry is slated to officially convene today, with the results of the negotiations to be announced on October 5 if all goes to plan. ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/date-set-announce-new-wage

Unions’ house divided

A secret ballot yesterday failed to resolve garment union splits over what to demand at upcoming minimum wage talks, with at least one independent union rejecting the majority vote of $158 and vowing to put forward $178.The division came a day after Labour Ministry spokesman ...

Mom Kunthear and Shaun Turton
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/unions-house-divided

ILO launching new garment newsletter

The International Labour Organization (ILO) on Thursday will launch a news bulletin focusing on Cambodia’s garment and shoe sector, aimed at providing data for Cambodian policymakers during annual minimum wage talks. ...

Sean Teehan
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ilo-launching-new-garment-newsletter

Minimum wage panel sets a meet

A joint committee designed to bring about wage increases in the garment sector will meet for the first time on Friday, a Ministry of Social Affairs letter obtained yesterday states. Ath Thorn, president of the Coalition of Cambodian Apparel Workers’ Democratic Union, said he believed ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minimum-wage-panel-sets-meet

Unions urge contract action

Unions will urge the Labour Advisory Committee (LAC) to crack down on employers using fixed-term contracts to threaten workers, they said yesterday. ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012071757462/National-news/unions-urge-contract-action.html

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