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Cambodia Day of Action Sept 17 photos
by emma published 18-09-2014 — filed under: , , ,
Located in Living Wage
Fired for striking
by Paul Roeland published 03-10-2013 last modified 10-10-2013 14:10 — filed under: ,
In 2010, after a four-day strike for an increased minimum wage, hundreds of workers and union leaders in Cambodia were sacked when they wanted to resume work. Hundreds have by now been reinstated, but over a hundred workers are yet to be re-employed. In 2012 CCC was in ongoing contact with brands to get manufacturers to rehire workers who have been dismissed.
Located in Behind The Scenes / Review 2012 / Urgent appeal cases in 2012
Shot for asking $10
by Paul Roeland published 03-10-2013 last modified 10-10-2013 14:10 — filed under: ,
In February 2012 over a thousand workers from three factories were protesting for better working conditions, including a salary increase of $10 per month over their $61 per month minimum wage. Then there was a shooting in front of the Kaoway Sports company, and three young female protestors were shot. One of them needed intensive care treatment in the capital Phnom Penh.
Located in Behind The Scenes / Review 2012 / Urgent appeal cases in 2012
File Pascal source code Shop 'til they drop
by Paul Roeland published 21-09-2013 last modified 19-01-2016 11:58 — filed under:
Report from 2013 by Labour Behind The Label and CLEC. The report shows that factory workers in Cambodia consume just 1598 calories a day on average – around half the recommended amount. Body Mass Index (BMI) figures gathered from workers indicate that 33% of garment workers are medically underweight, and 25% seriously so, displaying figures that would be used to diagnose Anorexia over here.
Located in Resources / Publications from National CCCs
Long-running dispute settled?
by Paul Roeland published 26-05-2014 last modified 07-01-2015 13:48 — filed under: ,
In November 2014 the management of the SL Garment factory finally signed an agreement with the trade union C.CAWDU, after a long-lasting labour rights dispute and non-implementation of last year’s agreement.
Located in Behind The Scenes / Review 2014 / Cases
Wage struggle continues
by anne published 02-10-2014 last modified 06-01-2015 15:56 — filed under: ,
Workers need to earn a wage they can live on. In September 2014, yet another action day was organised to underline the claim of Cambodian textile workers to a living wage.
Located in Behind The Scenes / Review 2014 / Cases