Wages Fall Hard for Workers with Low Income, Education

Wage cuts hit workers with lower education, and those in the provinces, in the first four months of the year, according to a new survey, with a labor advocate predicting salary reductions to continue for the foreseeable future.

The report, conducted by think tank Future Forum and the Angkor Research Company, found that among the 1,675 workers surveyed, 425 people, or 25 percent, reported no income in April — a sharp increase from the 4 percent who had no income in January.

Workers from a range of industries were surveyed, but entertainment and sex workers saw the greatest drop in average income between January and April, seeing an 84.5 percent loss, followed by hospitality and service workers who lost 56.4 percent of their wages on average, and construction workers who lost 36.8 percent.

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