garment factory
Workers protest outside the Hand Seven Apparel factory in Phnom Penh's Pur Senchey district on December 15, 2022. (Hean Rangsey/VOD)

Phnom Penh Factory Delays Closure After Protests

Around 200 workers from the Hand Seven Apparel in Phnom Penh’s Pur Senchey district say the factory was shutting down to move to a new location while forcing workers to resign from their positions so it can sidestep compensation requirements.

Workers gather outside the New Mingda garment factory in Phnom Penh’s Pur Senchey district on August 24, 2022. (Supplied)

Garment Factory Workers Protest Dismissals

Hundreds of workers at a Phnom Penh factory protested on Wednesday after five of their colleagues from the quality control department were fired, though they were reinstated after negotiations.

A man drives a motorbike into the gate of Canteran Factory in Phnom Penh's Pur Senchey district after a protest disbanded on the morning of April 19, 2022. (Roun Ry/VOD)

Hundreds of Factory Workers Protest on Veng Sreng Blvd

About 200 factory workers protested on Phnom Penh’s Veng Sreng Blvd. for about an hour Tuesday morning after they learned that their struggling factory had removed valuable equipment from its premises.