Textile, Garment and Shoe Producing Workers To Get More Benefits
AKP Phnom Penh, July 14, 2012 –
Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MoLVT) has issued an announcement requiring all textile, garment and shoe producing factories in Cambodiato provide more benefits to their workers, as of the 1st September 2012.
The benefits include a US$10-allowance per month for each worker to pay for travelling and accommodation; and another US$10-bonus a month for any regular worker.
The announcement was made on July 11 by H.E. Vong Saut, Minister of Labour and Vocational Training and Chairman of Labour Advisory Committee, following a discussion between the MoLVT officials and the representatives of workers from the textile, garment and shoe producing factories.
For those workers, who are already given with means of travelling and accommodation, shall not get these benefits, and the factories, that provide better benefits than that stated in the announcement, shall keep on practising for their workers.
Article in Khmer by PAL Song
Article in English by Ravuth M.