Cambodia: garment workers hit by COVID-19

Spokesperson of the Cambodian Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training Heng Sour said over 50 factories have filed for work suspension, affecting nearly 30,000 workers, the Phnom Penh Post reported.

The total may be even higher than that due to the lack of raw materials and buyers, President of the Collective Union of Movement of Workers Pav Sina said.

However, she said the suspensions could work in the employees’ favour because they might be safe from COVID-19 infections.

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