CCC passes amendments on 10 articles of Trade Union Law

The Constitutional Council of Cambodia (CCC) on Thursday reviewed and approved the draft law on amendments to 10 articles of the Law on Trade Unions amid criticism from local and international civil society organisations. The amended articles, which were approved by the National Assembly in ...

Niem Chheng

Senate passes amendments to 10 articles of trade union law

The Senate on Monday approved draft amendments to 10 articles of the Law on Trade Unions at the fourth session of the fourth legislature. It did so without modification, following its approval by the National Assembly last month. The 10 articles comprise Articles 3, 17, ...

Ry Sochan

Amendments to Law on Trade Unions passes NA unchanged

The National Assembly on Tuesday unanimously approved the draft law on amendments to 10 articles of the Law on Trade Unions without making any changes – a move that some unions said failed to address workers’ concerns. Reading a prepared statement during the plenary session ...

Mech Dara

Trade union bill changes passed

The Council of Ministers approved draft amendments to 10 articles of the Law on Trade Unions without modification on Friday, leaving some unions disappointed and claiming that the majority of their suggestions had not been included. Articles 3, 17, 20, 21, 27, 28, 29, 54, ...

Long Kimmarita

Meeting on draft union law pushed to Monday

The meeting of a bipartisan committee to discuss the draft trade union law has been delayed yet again, according to a ruling party official. ...

Mech Dara

The National Assembly to host consultative workshop on Trade Union Law

The National Assembly’s Legislative Commission will hold a consultative workshop next week at the National Assembly to collect inputs over a much-criticized draft law on Trade Union. ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

Union leaders request meeting with lawmakers

As the National Assembly prepares to debate a contentious draft law to regulate unions, labor leaders say they want to meet with lawmakers and express their concerns. ...

Hul Reaksmey

Draft Law on Unions ready for debate at National Assembly

A controversial draft law to regulate unions is set for debate at the National Assembly, despite protests by union leaders, who say the new law will make it even harder for workers to bargain for rights, fair wages and proper working conditions. More than 3,000 ...

Hul Reaksmey

Cambodia approves draft union law amid criticism

Cambodia’s government is moving forward in adopting a controversial law on trade unions, despite opposition from labour rights groups and garment manufacturers. Latest figures show Cambodia’s garment and footwear exports in the first six months of 2015 reached US$3 bn, a rise of 12.7% on ...

Leonie Barrie

Contentious draft law to regulate unions approved for assembly debate

The Council of Ministers on Friday green-lighted a contentious law that labor leaders say will make it hard to form unions and collectively bargain.The draft law will now be debated in the National Assembly, where the ruling Cambodian People’s Party has a majority and will ...

Sok Khemara

Cambodia must make union draft law public: rights group

Cambodia’s government should make public a proposed law aimed at regulating the country’s labor movement, a rights group said Thursday, amid concerns that it includes provisions for the suspension of unions and for severely restricting their right to freedom of association. Requests from civil society to ...

Joshua Lipes

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