Collective of 73 rights groups rejects NagaWorld layoff plan

Ferry passengers look out at the NagaWorld hotel and casino from the ferry in Phnom Penh, June 2, 2021. CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

A wide assortment of workers’ rights and civil society organizations issued a joint statement Thursday rejecting the ongoing mass layoff of NagaWorld employees and labelling the downsizing as a clear attempt to bust the casino company’s union.