“Better Factories Cambodia” program is extended for another three years.
A pension scheme is called to be delayed to reduce the financial burden on employers.
GMAC asks members to join the EU’s Registered Exporters System (REX), a scheme based on self-certification.
GMAC asks gov’t to refrain from increasing pay bump for garment workers by $5.
Increase of minimum wage for workers in 2020 will be impossible: GMAC.
Ken Loo, secretary-general of GMAC discusses the development of the sector’s issues.
GMAC calls the Bowker Garment Factory workers’ strike in Kandal province illegal.
Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia calls recent strike at Bowker Garment Factory in Kandal province illegal.
Last week, the Garment Manufacturer’s Association of Cambodia (GMAC), said that a full withdrawal of the Kingdom’s everything-but arms trade status is unlikely.
GMAC: the full withdrawal of the Kingdom’s EBA trade status is unlikely.
The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia on Saturday issued a statement saying W&D Cambodia Co Ltd’s termination of striking workers was done in accordance with the law.
Acleda Bank Plc will roll out its payroll services for garment, shoes and travelling bag factory workers nationwide, thus enabling risk-free electronic transfers of salaries to individual payroll accounts.
Any temporary suspension of the EBA treaty might have a long-term negative impact.
Experts believe Cambodia is still safe over the Everything But Arms (EBA) scheme.
According to MEF’s Prakas, the purpose is to provide incentives for local industries to promote export and create jobs.
Cambodia stands to benefit from the ongoing trade spat between the United States and China, with exports of Cambodian travel goods particularly likely to increase as a result of the dispute.
Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday reiterated that the law in Cambodia only allows trucks up to a maximum length of 16 metres.
The number of workers fainting in 2017 decreased 28% if compared with 2016, in 18 factories around the country.
From August 20 until November 22, PM had met with 208,640 workers
The Prime Minister will award medals to garment factories that allow pregnant workers to leave work 30 minutes early.
Garment and footwear factory representatives call for greater importance in workplace safety.
Garment industry employers meet labour officials to discuss short-term contracts.
The US Senate receives a formal petition from the Garment Manufacturers Association of Cambodia, asking to give Cambodian garment and footwear exports preferential trade treatment.
With the minimum wage on the rise, the garments and footwear sector faces challenges.
The garment and footwear industry is one of the main pillars of Cambodia’s economic growth, accounting for about 80 percent of the nation’s exports.
Exports of garments and footwear products will grow by five percent this year, with similar growth rates expected for the next five years.
A productivity fair will take place, following the recent increase in minimum wage.
Authorities are investigating a boiler explosion which injured one person at the Bright Sky factory in Por Senchey.
Ethical Trading Initiative’s recognition of the garment industry’s efforts means the sector is moving in the right direction.
Garment and footwear makers are set to submit a petition to the government of the United States to give Cambodian footwear exports preferential trade treatment.