Some 1,000 Workers Still Jobless After Protests Prompted Mass Layoffs

Phnom Penh – More than 1,000 garment workers have lost their jobs following days of protest calling for wages to be paid for December.

The workers were laid off by W&D Cambodia Co. leading to a strike on January 5. W&D Cambodia had refused to pay the former staff for the month of December, according to the workers.

Workers have reported that the factory has refused to reinstate male and senior staff members.

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