Ministry upholds firing of union leader, activist at Siem Reap factory

The Labor Ministry on September 11 upheld the decision by Pactics garment factory management to fire a union leader and union activist in June, saying the dismissals were legal.

Pactics factory workers become latest to go on strike in Siem Reap

About 400 workers at Pactics (Cambodia) factory in Siem Reap province entered their fifth day of strike action on September 1, demanding the reinstatement of two outspoken union activists and back pay and benefits for 80 employees who were laid off in April in the wake of Covid-19.

Siem Reap Cultural Village workers resume strike over wages

Employees of the Cambodian Cultural Village tourism park in Siem Reap resumed strike action on August 23, demanding the company pay monthly wages and benefits that have been cut since April due to decreased tourism to the province.

Siem Reap labor department warns hotel union leaders over protests

The Siem Reap provincial labor department on August 6 warned the leaders of two trade unions they had violated the union law by organizing protests at Le Meridien Angkor Hotel, which has been embroiled in a labor dispute since three union activist employees were terminated in July.