Wage theft and pandemic profits: The right to a living wage for garment workers

“A year into the pandemic, garment workers producing for major fashion brands are owed months of unpaid wages, benefits and severance pay while most brands record large profits More than …

Cambodia: Report on Prosecution of Six Independent Trade Union Leaders

“The treatment of labor union leaders by governmental authorities in Cambodia has a volatile history and has been the subject of concern by various international and regional authorities, including the …

Unions boycott discussion on Labor Law amendments

Several unions and federations boycotted a meeting with garment industry and government representatives on September 15 to discuss amendments to the Labor Law that the unions say will harm the …

Thailand permits migrants to stay

Cambodian migrant workers living in Thailand will be allowed to stay there until March 2022, according to an announcement made by the Cambodian embassy in Bangkok on Tuesday. Thai employers …

Thai Appeal Court decision on Mitr Pohl paves the way for Asia’s first transboundary class action on human rights abuses

Today, Cambodian plaintiffs representing more than 700 farming families won a landmark appeal allowing them to move forward with their class action against Asia’s largest sugar producer, Mitr Phol. The …

Cambodia Fundamental Freedoms Monitor (Fourth Annual Report)

“The Fundamental Freedoms Monitoring Project (FFMP) examines the state of the freedom of association, the freedom of expression and the freedom of assembly in the Kingdom of Cambodia (Cambodia). Utilizing …

Cambodia: ‘Change to labour law could hurt workers’

Minister of Labour and Vocational Training Ith Sam Heng said the private sector has been confronted with competition from other exporting countries and the government is cooperating to find a …

Cambodia garment factories call for wage cuts as pandemic bites

PHNOM PENH — A group representing garment factories in Cambodia is urging the government to suspend the minimum wage to help the sector face “desperate times” in the wake of …

Les usines asiatiques de Primark, Mango et Zara licencient-elles leurs employés syndiqués ?

“Plusieurs enseignes internationales, parmi lesquelles Primark, Mango, Zara et le groupe Bestseller enquêtent actuellement sur des échos de licenciements massifs de travailleurs syndiqués dans leurs chaînes d’approvisionnement respectives. Les défenseurs des droits des travailleurs …

See you in court: a rise in legal attacks against rights defenders aims to silence corporate critics

“Athit Kong has been fighting to stay out of prison for more than four years. The Cambodian union leader faces criminal charges of intentional violence, obstructing public officials and obstructing …

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