Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Unions want revision of minimum wage structure
Unions want revision of minimum wage structure
06
Aug '10
A league of 13 trade union leaders have recently forwarded a letter to the Ministry of Labour and Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia, intimidating the authorities of observing continuous strikes, unless they arrange to converse and renegotiate the new minimum wage structure for the industry by August 15.

The union leaders repeated their objections over the Labour Advisory Committee's decision made last month, whereby it announced to hike the minimum wages for garment workers by US $11 and fixed it at $61 per month. The committee comprises of government officials and sector-wise representatives. Few of the labour groups have also demanded that the same be raised to $93 per month.

Ath Thun, President of the Cambodian Labour Confederation said that, they are not interested in any sort of clashes, but only that they demand justice for the industrious workers who exert themselves, but are not rewarded adequately.

The last revision in the minimum wages for garment workers relates back to 2006, when it was revised from $45 to $50 a month. In a chain of occurrences last month, hundred of thousands of workers, employed in the garment industries while agitating against the new minimum wage structure staged many wildcat strikes.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 9th Dec 2016

ACIMIT signs MoU with Pakistan textile bodies

In a bid to strengthen the trading in garments and textiles between...

Textiles | On 9th Dec 2016

‘Less demand may make it hard to achieve export target’

The $48 billion target for textiles and garment exports for 2016-17...

Textiles | On 9th Dec 2016

GST Council may decrease tax rates in future: CBEC

The goods and services tax (GST) Council might reduce the proposed...

Interviews View All

Abhimanyu Singh Rathore & Barbara Anna Kosiorek
Kannbar

‘Blending cultures is the true beauty of fashion, where one’s imagination...

Vasanth Kumar
Max Fashion India

‘Traditional high-street retailers are now willing to offer franchisees to ...

Janak Dhamanwala & Sunil Dhamanwala
Jansun

Moving towards sustainability is also a social change

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Eric Scholler
Groz-Beckert

The Indian market has huge potential in technical textiles, and by far,...

Sonam & Paras Modi
SVA

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
December 2016

December 2016

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


Advanced Search