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24 Jul 2020

Sen David, Khmer Times

Cambodia: Over 1,200 workers protest unpaid wages & benefits after closure of Violet Apparel factory

"Group of unpaid workers blocked on way to PM's house", Khmer Times, 24 July 2020

Nearly 100 garment workers were yesterday blocked by authorities from marching to Prime Minister Hun Sen’s house to seek intervention for unpaid benefits following their factory’s closure... According to the workers’ petition, the Violet Apparel (Cambodia) Co Ltd, which is located in the capital’s Sen Sok district, ceased operations on July 1 without paying its workers their due.

Four points of demands were listed in the petition, among which were: compensation in lieu of prior notice, seniority indemnity, payment in place of unused annual leave and five days’ worth of unpaid wages during the Khmer New Year holidays in April.

One of the workers, Oung Chanthoeun, said: “The company suspended operations for two months in May and June. On the first of July, it announced that it was shutting down operations due to a lack of orders. It did not pay for our benefits or wages.”...