Union leader Yang Sophorn and Central staffer Khun Tharo speak to the media at the NagaWorld workers' protest in Phnom Penh on July 5, 2022.

Unionists Join Naga Rally, Suggest Widening of Strike

Representatives from 10 unions and labor groups encouraged NagaWorld casino protesters during a rally in Phnom Penh on Tuesday, as a union federation leader said her members — largely in the garment sector — could join the strike if there was still no solution after two weeks.

NagaWorld protesters are again forced onto buses on March 22, 2022. (Ros Lyheng)

NagaWorld Union to Boycott Next Negotiation Meeting

NagaWorld union representatives said they will not attend the third negotiation meeting to resolve their dispute on Wednesday because the casino corporation refuses to discuss reinstatement of workers. 

NagaWorld workers held an online press conference on March 17, 2022, led by union president Chhim Sithar. (LRSU)

Last Three Jailed NagaWorld Protesters Released

The final three NagaWorld unionists imprisoned at Phnom Penh’s PJ Prison have been released and returned home Thursday afternoon, according to rights group Licadho.

The park in front of Phnom Penh's NagaWorld hotel and casino complex, decorated for Chinese New Year, on March 1, 2021. (Danielle Keeton-Olsen/VOD)

NagaCorp Sets Deadline for Striking Workers

Striking NagaWorld casino workers are “welcome” to return to their jobs without repercussions until Wednesday — after which they will be terminated for serious misconduct, NagaCorp said in a letter to protesters.