Despite pressure from authorities, more than 1,300 workers in Phnom Penh’s NagaWorld have been on strike against mass lay-offs and wage cuts. The entire leadership of the Labour Rights Supported Union of Khmer Employees of NagaWorld is among those laid off
Rong Chhun was arrested earlier this month for allegedly inciting international tensions by taking up the matter of loss of land of farmers in the border regions after 2012 demarcation
Workers held protests at Siem Reap and Phnom Penh to oppose dismissals and lowering of wages by Paris-based French research institute EFEO that has been associated with the restoration of the Angkor Wat, along with the Cambodian government
The Great Duke Phnom Penh hotel was closed at very short notice on December 31, 2019. Many of its workers are yet to be paid months of arrears on their wages and benefits
In a settlement deal offered within a day of the strike, workers of the NagaWorld casino in Phnom Penh, clinched an impressive victory
The warrants were issued against leaders of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, including its acting president Sam Rainsy. The leaders were planning to return to Cambodia and resume political work.
A powerful workers’ movement has been building up in the sector since the protests of 2013-2014 over poor working conditions, human rights violations, delay in payment of wages and other indemnities.
95 civil society groups signed a joint statement in support of the leaders. The six unionists were sentenced to suspended jail terms and fined by a municipal court in Phnom Penh