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More than 800 workers in Kandal demand severance pay

More than 800 garment workers in Kandal’s Khsach Kandal district protested on Wednesday to demand their last wages and severance pay after the company suspended its operation due to the shortage of raw material.​ ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50698711/more-than-800-workers-in-kandal-demand-severance-pay

Workers seek pay after owner shutters factory

Some 300 garment workers from Kbal Koh Garment factory in Chbar Ampov district in Phnom Penh, whose owner unexpectedly shut the factory in January last year, protested again outside the Ministry of Labour on Tuesday to seek compensation. ...

Kong Meta
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/workers-seek-pay-after-owner-shutters-factory

Labour Law revision could hurt employers: GMAC

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia welcomed the approval of the amendment of article 89 of the Labour Law on worker protection and severance pay by the government on Friday, but the organisation’s head said the move could financially burden employers. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50494469/labour-law-revision-could-hurt-employers-gmac/

GMAC says new labour policy could hurt business

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia yesterday issued a statement asking for the Labour Ministry to reconsider its intent to amend article 89 concerning worker protection and severance pay. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50491048/gmac-says-new-labour-policy-could-hurt-business/

Former Mfone Employees Protest for Severance Pay

More than 100 former employees of bankrupt mobile phone operator Mfone traveled from three provinces yesterday to protest outside the firm’s shuttered office on Phnom Penh’s Monivong Boulevard demanding their severance pay. Sok Samphorn, an engineer who was employed by Mfone, said employees from Phnom Penh, ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Thousands Protest, Claiming Unpaid Salaries

Thousands of employees of two Singaporean-owned Yung Wah Industrial (Cambodia) Co.Ltd. factories, which produce shirts for Gap Inc. among other international brands, went on strike yesterday in Kandal province, claiming that they were not paid their salaries for last month. “Normally, salaries are paid between the ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Union Representative Beaten, Arrested by Police

A union representative was beaten with electric batons and arrested by police in Phnom Penh yesterday after more than 20 garment workers marched to submit a petition to Prime Minister Hun Sen’s Cabinet. The petitioners, workers at the Tai Yang garment factory who belong to the ...

3,000 Factory Workers Block Road; Protests Set to Continue

About 3,000 workers at a factory supplying clothes to U.S. brands Levi Strauss and Old Navy blocked traffic for nearly five hours yesterday on National Road 4 in Kandal province, as part of a protest for more benefits and severance pay, protesters and police said. Protests ...

Workers Strike at Factory Supplying US Brands

Roughly 4,000 garment workers at a factory supplying clothes for U.S. brands Gap, Levi Strauss and Old Navy went on strike yesterday and threatened to march in Phnom Penh on Thursday to demonstrate against poor pay. The demonstration took place at Tai Yang Enterprises in Kandal ...

June textile workers get paid

Thousands of workers who were sacked after part of the June Textile garment factory burned down in March are finally receiving severance payments and other awards following a ruling from the Arbitration Council. Taing Kisay, an administration assistant at the factory, said yesterday that more ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011080150756/National-news/june-textile-workers-get-paid.html

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