Recent news

Latest items of recent news relevant to Cambodia as reported in our fortnightly newswire ‘Dernières nouvelles’. 

Cambodia: Minimum wage law may finally go to the National Assembly this month

Although a minimum wage has existed in the garment sector for many years, talks about a universal minimum wage began last January …

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Cambodia: Many garment worker truck drivers lack licences

The country’s largest economic sector is the garment industry …

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Cambodia: A new public holiday will be introduced

The government has announced that a new public holiday entitled the “Day of Remembrance” will be introduced this year and shall be designated for May 20th …

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Cambodia: Minimum wage for garment industry

An estimated 700,000 workers in garment industry will receive next year a 11% hike in their minimum wage to U …

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Cambodia: Minimum wage to be increased

The Labour Ministry has announced that a new law will be introduced by the end of this year to establish a comprehensive minimum wage covering all sectors of the economy …

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Cambodia: Not action on the proposal of the establishment of a new universal national minimum wage yet

A national minimum wage in Cambodia has been in existence since 1997 …

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Cambodia: 9.2% wage hike

Cambodia’s 600,000 workers in its crucial textiles and footwear industry are set to earn a $US153 minimum wage per month starting January 1st 2017, up 9 …

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Cambodia: Labour court by end of 2017

Although a law has been in force for some years allowing for the establishment of a labour Court in Cambodia, only now is legislation being put in place to define court procedures and bring it into being by the end of 2017 …

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Cambodia: Government weakens trade union powers

The new Trade Union Law is currently awaiting signature by King Norodom Sihamon …

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Cambodia: Retrospective law hits expatriate employment

The Cambodian Labour Ministry has begun a crackdown on work permit infringements in foreign companies …

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