October 31, 2019
Workers from the Hoeng Jin factory gather in front of the Labor Ministry in Phnom Penh on October 8, 2019. (VOD file photo)

Factory Workers Receive Compensation Two Months After Factory Shuttered

Marking the end of a monthslong dispute, about 150 garment factory workers received compensation on Thursday following the closure of the Hoeng Jin garment factory in August and the owner allegedly having gone into hiding. Workers and their representatives say they say received too little too late.