The latest range in negotiations for next year’s monthly minimum wage for Cambodia’s textile-related sectors is expected to rise to just below $200, the labour and vocational training ministry recently said. Based on seven socio-economic criteria for determining the minimum wage, a minimum wage of $197.86 has been arrived at till now, it said.
The ministry has scheduled a fourth tripartite meeting on September 21, with final negotiations to be held on September 23.
After three internal meetings, worker representatives reduced their proposed rate from $215 to $213. And after two internal meetings, employers raised their figure to $196 from $194—this year’s minimum wage, Cambodian media reported.