Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / PM calls for amicable settlement to labour dispute
PM calls for amicable settlement to labour dispute
02
Oct '10
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has requested for an amicable settlement of the employer-employee row going on in the garment industry. He wanted that, all protesting workers should resume work, while the court should quash all the complaints that the employers lodged against these workers.

Sen who was speaking at the graduation ceremony at the National Institute of Education in Phnom Penh said that, he has urged the court to drop all charges against workers, while the factory owners should permit workers to rejoin their duties. He also urged the unions to abide by the labour law.

During July, the government fixed the new minimum wage for the industry at US $61 per month, which was much lower than the minimum wage of $93 demanded by the unionists, due to which hundreds of workers went on strike on September 13.

Though, the strikes ended on September 16, but the next day itself new industrial action stirred up, following the news of suspension of around 200 worker's leaders on allegations of provoking the strikes.

The Premier said that, he signed some papers on September 26, which directs the court to drop all the allegations against workers and union representatives. The same documents also carry an appeal to all factory owners to reinstate workers to their duties.

This is what he calls a “win-win solution”, he said and added that, it's his request to all the unionists and the employee's to not to forget that these factories are their source of sustenance.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: American Apparel

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Feb 2017

Gildan to make some American Apparel products outside US

Gildan Activewear, which recently acquired US fashion brand American...

Courtesy: Kolon Sport

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Feb 2017

Kolon Sport to set up JV with ANTA for Chinese market

Kolon Sport, an outdoor gear and clothing brand of Korea based Kolon...

Designer Karishma Jumani with Niraj Jawanjal, founder and director of IIFW. Courtesy: IIFW

Textiles | On 25th Feb 2017

IIFW to bring together premium lingerie brands

India Intimate fashion Week (IIFW), dedicated to showcasing the...

Interviews View All

Nitin Soni
Dolphin Jingwei Machines

Taxation policies need to be made simpler

Viral Desai
Zenitex Mill Pvt Ltd

Full of green energy

Vidhyaa Shankar. S
A Ganapathi Chettiar

'The usage of knits is getting into the boundaries of woven fabrics'

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer Prathyusha Garimella is known for blending...

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
February 2017

February 2017

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search