Like so many other migrants around the world, 38-year-old Cambodian construction worker Tuloh Saith rushed to return home as soon as possible once it became clear the Covid-19 crisis would not just be a passing nuisance.
Unions on Wednesday criticized the lack of action by a governmental committee set up in 2017 in part to investigate the murder of labor leader Chea Vichea, as gathered unionists and rights workers marked 16 years since his death.
Almost 2,000 NagaWorld workers protested in front of the casino in Phnom Penh on Thursday on the first day of a strike demanding the reinstatement of their union representative as well as higher wages.
Labor groups on Wednesday called on the government to more strictly enforce building standards to prevent future tragedies like the building collapse in Kep province that killed 36 people.
Workers at Phnom Penh’s NagaWord casino are set to strike on Jan. 10, a union said in a letter to the company.