Thursday, August 24, 2017

PM announces boost to maternity leave salaries

Prime Minister Hun Sen again met with garment sector workers yesterday, adding a boost to maternity leave salaries to a range of promises he had made to them on Tuesday. At a meeting with thousands of workers at the Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone, Mr Hun Sen said that female workers will now receive 120 percent of the minimum wage for three months of maternity leave. He said that the minimum wage would rise to $168 per month in 2018 and in January health insurance would become the responsibility of factory employers, saving workers between $2 and $3 per month. Read More