Minimum wage to be moved to vote after third meeting fails to find joint resolution

Garment workers leave a factory after finishing their work in Phnom Penh, September 21, 2021. CamboJA/ Panha Chhorpoan

Employers, government and union representatives will vote to set the 2022 minimum wage for garment workers on September 28, after failing to reach an agreement in three negotiation meetings.

National Assembly passes Labor Law amendments criticized by unions

Ith Samheng, Labor Minister, defends new amendments to the Labor Law at the National Assembly on September 9, 2021.National Assembly

The National Assembly passed amendments to the Labor Law on Thursday that unions and workers say will have a negative impact on garment workers.