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Garment sector minimum wage to Rise to $200 a month in 2023

The minimum wage for workers in Cambodia’s billion-dollar garment sector will rise to $200 a month next year, a $6 raise that unions said was insufficient while employers raised concerns about profits and regional competitiveness. ...

Khuon Narim and Matt Surrusco
https://cambojanews.com/garment-sector-minimum-wage-to-rise-to-200-a-month-in-2023/

Unions push for minimum wage of $215 for garment workers

Unions have put forward a proposal for the minimum wage of garment factory workers to be raised to $215 next year amid climbing costs that put financial pressure on sector workers. ...

Seng Mengheng
https://kiripost.com/stories/unions-push-for-minimum-wage-of-215-for-garment-workers

The National Minimum Wage Council has started talks to consider raising the $194 monthly salary of garment workers

Unions representing garment workers in Cambodia are seeking a monthly wage hike of between $20 and $50 for their members in talks with the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) that started yesterday. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501132343/the-national-minimum-wage-council-has-started-talks-to-consider-raising-the-194-monthly-salary-of-garment-workers/

Cambodia begins talks over 2023 wage hike for garment, footwear, travel goods sector

Cambodia’s national council on minimum wage on Monday began to discuss the annual increase of monthly minimum wage for the garment, footwear and travel goods industry for 2023, according to a statement from the council. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501132736/cambodia-begins-talks-over-2023-wage-hike-for-garment-footwear-travel-goods-sector/

Unions, gov’t gear up for talks to revise minimum wages

Trade unions are gearing up for a meeting with the Ministry of Labour, to negotiate on revising minimum wages for factory workers in the wake of skyrocketing prices. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501119201/unions-govt-gear-up-for-talks-to-revise-minimum-wages/

Minimum wages for garment and textile sector workers to rise to at least $200

Negotiations for the wages of workers in the garment and textile industry is set to start next month and workers are expecting to see their minimum wages rise to at least $200 per month. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501116547/minimum-wages-for-garment-and-textile-sector-workers-to-rise-to-at-least-200/

Labour unions in Cambodia want minimum wage of $204-214 ahead of talks

Cambodian labour unions have quoted $204-214 as the minimum wage for the textile, garment, footwear, bags and travel goods sectors in 2023—up from this year’s $194—ahead of negotiations this month among worker associations. Bilateral and tripartite talks between government officials, factory owners and workers are ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501107632/labour-unions-in-cambodia-want-minimum-wage-of-204-214-ahead-of-talks/

Ministry of Labor sets $194 minimum wage for workers in 2022

Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training sets US $194 minimum wage for textile, garment, footwear, travel accessories and bags workers for 2022. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.postkhmer.com/national/2021-09-28-1150-224325.html

PM adds $2 to minimum wage agreed for next year

The National Council on Minimum Wage (NCMW) voted to set minimum wage for workers in the garment, textile and footwear sectors at $192 for 2022. Prime Minister Hun Sen then stepped in to add $2 to the total, making it $194 per month.   ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-adds-2-minimum-wage-agreed-next-year

Tripartite talks over minimum wage start

Tripartite discussions on the 2022 minimum wage for workers in the garment, textile and footwear sectors were set to begin on September 14. According to industry observers, the employers are planning to offer $183.40, as opposed to $214.20 requested by trade unions. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tripartite-talks-over-minimum-wage-start

Unions ask for $200 minimum wage for 2022

The Trade Unions have proposed that the minimum wage for workers be raised to $200 per month, starting next year which is a turn from their initial demand of $250 last year. ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50921500/unions-ask-for-200-minimum-wage-for-2022/

Next year’s minimum wage set at $190

The National Council on Minimum Wage has set the 2021 minimum wage at $190 per month for workers in the textile, garment, and footwear industries, according to the Ministry of Labour. ...

Dina Huon
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50762874/next-years-minimum-wage-set-at-190/

Minimum wage to be decided

The National Council on Minimum Wage will decide on a wage increase for workers in the garment, footwear, textile and travel product sectors at a meeting on Thursday after a figure could not be reached at a tripartite meeting on Wednesday. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minimum-wage-be-decided

Unions propose $12.35 minimum wage increase

Unions’ workers will propose a new minimum wage for 2021 of $203.35 per month in the next National Council on Minimum Wage’s (NCMW) meeting. ...

Huon DIna
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50761572/unions-propose-12-35-minimum-wage-increase/

Unions call for minimum wage to be raised by over $11

Unions are set to demand that workers minimum wage is raised by $11.59 at the National Council on Minimum Wage due to be held at the Ministry of Labour today. ...

Huon Dina
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50760085/unions-call-for-minimum-wage-to-be-raised-by-over-11/

GMAC: Minimum wage should be suspended during COVID-19

The guaranteed $190 per month minimum wage should be temporarily suspended, to ensure the sector remains competitive until the COVID-19 pandemic is resolved, says the secretary-general of the Garment Manufacturing Association in Cambodia (GMAC). ...

https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50736454/gmac-minimum-wage-should-be-suspended-during-covid-19/
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Workers unions request minimum wage of $250

Workers Unions representing over 10,000 workers in the Kingdom have requested the government an increase in minimum wage to $250 per month for garment workers, an augmentation of $60 in wage compared to the original stipend imposed in 2020.​ ...

Va Sonyka
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50719380/workers-unions-request-minimum-wage-of-250/

Measure to offset tourism sector wages amid virus: Government

The government announced on Tuesday a measure to assist minimum wage workers employed in the tourism sector amid COVID-19 fears. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50708509/measure-to-offset-tourism-sector-wages-amid-virus-government/

PM announces boost to maternity leave salaries

Prime Minister Hun Sen again met with garment sector workers yesterday, adding a boost to maternity leave salaries to a range of promises he had made to them on Tuesday. ...

Khmer Times
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5079681/pm-announces-boost-maternity-leave-salaries/

Bus rides and health insurance for workers

Garment and footwear industry workers were promised a range of services from Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday, including free bus rides, a minimum wage hike and health insurance. ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5078978/bus-rides-health-insurance-workers/

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