Unions and Workers Cancel May Day Events in Light of Virus Outbreak

Worker unions and rights groups have decided to cancel all planned events for the May Day holiday on Friday, and will instead hold an online conference on labor rights.

Owing to concerns over the novel coronavirus pandemic, unions and labor groups will not assemble for the annual holiday, but will continue to advocate for the rights of workers, who have been worst hit by the current economic slowdown.

Ath Thorn, president of the Cambodia Labor Confederation, said the conference will include worker representatives for various sectors and will focus on ensuring workers are protected during the pandemic.

In full: https://www.voacambodia.com/a/unions-and-workers-cancel-may-day-events-in-light-of-virus-outbreak/5398664.html

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