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
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. ...
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. ...
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
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. ...
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
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
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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). ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...