Cambodia minimum wage talks set to begin

Talks are set to begin to discuss minimum wage in Cambodia.

Trade unions in Cambodia are said to be gearing up for a meeting with the country’s Ministry of Labour to negotiate revising the minimum wage for garment workers.

The government raised the minimum wage to US$194 per month earlier this year, from $192, raising concerns within the industry as Covid-19 delivered a turbulent year for the key outsourcing hub.

According to local reports, unions in the garment sector claim workers want a wage hike of between $20 and $50 next year, given the increasing cost of living.

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