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Ministry to discuss wage increase for garment workers

Published: 01-Jan-13 06:29PM

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PHNOM PENH (The Cambodia Herald) –  The Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation has urged clothing and footwear workers to keep working pending salary negotiations.

 

A statement issued by Minister Ith Sam Heng Monday said a working group had appealed to organizations, unions, workers and employers to maintain stability.

 

The announcement came a day after union leaders Rong Chhun and Yang Sophorn led workers in a protest demanding salary increases of $61 to $150 a month.

 

Basic salaries of clothing and footwear workers are currently $61 a month. Cambodia's 400 garment factories employ about 400,000 workers.

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