Workers demand outstanding dues as Siem Reap theme park shutters

A motorist rides past the closed gates of the Cambodian Cultural Village in Siem Reap on November 11. Panha Chhorpoan

Popular Siem Reap tourist attraction Cambodian Cultural Village closed its doors last weekend on account of low tourism arrivals during the COVID-19 pandemic, with former employees continuing to protest for unpaid benefits. In October, the theme park, which is owned by prominent tycoon Pung Keav Se, announced that it would close the Cambodian-theme park and […]

Security guards stop ongoing strikes at Siem Reap hotel

Le Meridien Angkor Hotel used private guards to prevent workers from holding a strike in the hotel’s compound on September 28 after a union representing staff filed a complaint to overturn an injunction issued by the Siem Reap Provincial Court to stop the ongoing strikes.

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.