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Thousands Protest at H&M Factory, Demand Wage Hike

Thousands of garment workers yesterday protested outside a factory in Pur Senchey district making garments for the Swedish clothing company H&M, demanding a raise to their minimum wage and meal benefits, workers and union representative said. The workers of Gladpeer Garments Factory (Cambodia) Ltd., are demanding ...

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Next Apparel factory sues employees for damage

Next Apparel has filed a lawsuit against its workers for damaging factory property during their ongoing strike. More than 200 workers smashed windows, bikes, cupboards, flower pots and other items in the factory last Saturday. “We demand that the court find justice for the company,” Chea Sovann ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012120560100/National-news/next-apparel-factory-sues-employees-for-damage.html

Workers Claim Police Beat Them During Factory Protest

About 10 workers were beaten by police and military police during a protest over severance payments yesterday in Kandal province, workers and union representatives said. Protests at Tai Yang Enterprises—which supplies clothing to U.S. brands Levi Strauss and Old Navy—in Ang Snuol district have been ongoing ...

Union Members Beaten During Factory Protest

Three union members were beaten by a gang of men during a protest outside a factory in Phnom Penh’s Dangkao district on Friday, the Coalition of Cambodian Apparel Workers Democratic Union (CCAWDU) said. CCAWDU members Nei Buthoeurn, Chim Khheang and Chan Poeu, were beaten by a ...

Phnom Penh Garment Factory Protest Resolved

More than 4,000 workers from two Phnom Penh garment factories belonging to a company that supplies international brands Gap, H&M and Levi Strauss returned to work yesterday after reaching an agreement with owners, union and factory representatives said yesterday. Eah Chip Eang, personnel manager for SL ...

Honda Factory Workers Strike To Reinstate Union Officials

About 300 workers from a Phnom Penh factory that assembles Honda motorcycles went on strike yesterday to rally for the reinstatement of their union representatives, in accordance with an order by the Arbitration Council, union representatives said yesterday. Yoeurng Sopheara, a legal officer at Cambodia Labor ...

Stories vary on latest mass fainting incident

Workers at a garment factory in Kampong Speu province that supplies global retailer H&M will return to work tomorrow, after more than 100 staff were hopitalised on Monday, following what they and union representatives described as a mass fainting incident. A spokesperson for H&M’s headquarters in ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011102652350/National-news/stories-vary-on-latest-mass-fainting-incident.html

One week deadline for beer strike resolution

Following “tough discussions” with Phnom Penh’s deputy governor  yesterday, Angkor Beer promoters agreed to suspend their protest for one week starting today.  Ou Tep Phally, vice-president of the Cambodian Foods and Service Workers’ Federation, said five beer promoters and one union representative negotiated with officials. ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011080550878/National-news/one-week-deadline-for-beer-strike-resolution.html

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