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Violent aftermath of Cambodian strike

2013.10.11A strike among garment workers in Cambodia following demands for a monthly pay rise of US$14 sparked mass dismissals and arrests in June. The imprisoned workers are still in jail, waiting for charges to be filed against them.

Cambodian riot police prepares to attack women’s march tomorrow

2014.03.07This International Women’s Day, IndustriALL Global Union is mobilising support for Cambodian women garment workers, 30,000 of whom will defy government warnings to gather in Phnom Penh’s Freedom Park tomorrow, 8 March.

Garment unions in Cambodia and Myanmar step closer to a living wage

2018.08.28As part of IndustriALL's living wage campaign garment unions in Cambodia and Myanmar met last week on 20 - 22 August 2018 to develop and agree on joint demands and strategy for national sectoral bargaining in the apparel and footwear sector.

Cambodia: Thousands of garment workers take action

2014.09.17Global unions joined thousands of garment workers in Cambodia today in an international day of action to demand an increase in the minimum wage from US$100 to US$177 per month.

Brands say they will pay more for clothes made in Cambodia

2014.09.19In an unprecedented move, eight major fashion retailers have said they are prepared to pay more for clothes made in Cambodia. It follows a global day of action by unions in support of garment workers’ demands for a higher wage.

Women form a subregional network to promote ratification of ILO Convention 183

2014.09.16IndustriALL Global Union organized a subregional workshop on maternity protection in Manila, Philippines on 11 and 12 September 2014. The workshop was attended by some 30 women from the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Cambodia. The point was to find common ground to pursue the ratification of ILO Convention 183 on maternity protection in the different countries. Ultimately the women created a network and vowed to keep pushing for ratification.

Cambodia: garment workers killed on their way to work

2016.01.14Five people were killed and at least 68 more were injured when two trucks carrying workers collided in Cambodia's Kompong Spue province on 12 January.

World Day for Decent Work: Women mobilize for maternity protection

2016.10.10On World Day for Decent Work on 7 October, women workers joined IndustriALL’s simultaneous mobilizations in Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand to fight against precarious work. 

Improving maternity protection in South East Asia

2015.10.01An IndustriALL project on gender and improved maternity protection in South East Asia has been launched. The project aims to increase knowledge and skills of women workers through organizing, campaigning and capacity building.

Unjust sentencing of Cambodian union leaders must be quashed

2018.12.14Six prominent trade union leaders in Cambodia have been given suspended jail sentences following a trial riddled with irregularities and lacking in evidence. IndustriALL Global Union demands that the sentencing be immediately overturned.