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Unions will negotiate for a $180 minimum wage

A group of 17 union leaders will demand $179.60 when they sit down for the latest round of negotiations this week to determine the minimum wage in the garment sector, which employs more than 600,000 Cambodians. The monthly minimum wage is currently $140. The new figure ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/unions-will-negotiate-180-minimum-wage-117581/

EU considers union appeals, urges government to respect human rights

The E.U.’s ambassador to Cambodia said he would weigh appeals from pro-government unions critical of a call by opposition party leader Sam Rainsy to push the government to improve its human rights record through increased economic pressure. ...

Khuon Narim, Khy Sovuthy and Sonia Kohlbacher
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/eu-considers-union-appeals-committed-to-human-rights-115901/

Cambodia's 64 trade unions urge gov't to take legal action against gangster unions

Cambodia’s 64 trade unions on Wednesday asked the Minister of Labor Ith Samheng to take serious legal action against some gangster unions that have caused riots and illegal strikes as well as intimidations to their members in protests, according to a joint letter. “We’d like to ...

Xinhuanet News Staff
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2014-01/22/c_133066064.htm

Exodus follows violent clash

Garment workers have begun leaving the area surrounding embattled Veng Sreng street en masse, following the outbreak of clashes early on Friday morning. An estimated 80 per cent of the more than 10,000 workers who live and are employed in the Meanchey district suburb have vacated ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/exodus-follows-violent-clash

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

Need for more transparency

GREATER transparency along the garment supply chain, from producers to buyers, is required in order to strengthen the accountability of retailers, factories and governments in protecting the rights of workers, Ou Virak, president of the Cambodian Center for Human Rights, said yesterday. Speaking in Phnom ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013022861656/Business/need-for-more-transparency.html

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