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CAMBODIA INCREASES GARMENT INDUSTRY Smallest WAGE

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia is bringing up the least wage rolling around in its important garments industry just by 28 per cent to $128 per month, falling lacking labor unions’ $140 offer.

The Labor Advisory Panel, representing recruiters, workers as well as government, first agreed Thursday on a $123 lowest wage. Some Labor Ministry declaration said it seemed to be increased to help $128 after long-serving Pm Hun Sen intervened.

A militant union marketing to double the amount of then-minimum of $80 twenty-four ago generated clashes having police. The actual unions after scaled lower back their demand from customers.

The clothing information mill Cambodia’s main export earner, using the services of about 500,000 individuals more than Five-hundred garment in addition to shoe production facilities. The new income level takes effect at the beginning of this year.