More Than 1,000 Naga Casino Workers Go on Strike

More than 1,000 workers at the NagaWorld casino began a strike on Thursday demanding higher wages and the reinstatement of their union representative, and vowed to continue until their demands were met.

The workers began a campaign for raises across the board in September, calling for up to $300 a month for hotel workers and $500 for those on the gambling floor, leading to the suspension of Naga union president Chhim Sithar.

Chhun Sokha, the union’s vice president, said the company had failed to offer a compromise after three months, so the workers were escalating the dispute.

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