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Cambodian garment unions unite on US$180 demand

6 September, 2016Garment and footwear unions in Cambodia have agreed to demand US$179.60 as the monthly minimum wage for 2017, during a weekend of talks organized by IndustriALL Global Union, FES and the American Center for International Labor Solidarity.

Training future women leaders in South East Asia

24 May, 2016Eighty women workers in Cambodia, Myanmar and Indonesia have been trained in gender equality and leadership skills as part of IndustriALL Global Union’s gender-maternity protection project in South East Asia. 

Cambodia Unity Group Sets up Women’s Committee

25 July, 2013On 28 and 29 June 2013 IndustriALL affiliates in Cambodia met to work on maternity protection and to set up a women’s committee to embrace all affiliates in the country. The meeting was attended by some 35 women.

IndustriALL Global Union supports Cambodian workers

9 December, 2015Trade union struggles around the world, living wages, collective bargaining and expressing support for the Cambodian workers, are issues on the agenda as around 200 delegates from IndustriALL Global Union gather in Phnom Penh on 9 - 10 December for Executive Committee meetings. The garment industry employs 600,000 workers in Cambodia. As part of its global action towards living wages in the sector, IndustriALL is working with its eight Cambodian affiliates to push for higher wages.

Cambodia – garment workers protest after delay in wage decision

13 October, 2014Over a thousand garment workers took to the streets in Phnom Penh on Sunday to demand better pay following a delay in announcing a new minimum wage.

Violent aftermath of Cambodian strike

11 October, 2013A 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.

Cambodia: garment workers killed on their way to work

14 January, 2016Five 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.

Cambodian riot police prepares to attack women’s march tomorrow

7 March, 2014This 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.

Cambodia: Thousands of garment workers take action

17 September, 2014Global 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

19 September, 2014In 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.