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Hul Sokhim, center, speaking to colleagues from the SYHJ Garment factory in Kandal’s Ang Snoul district in April, 2022. (Photo supplied)

Updated: SYHJ Factory Fires 10 More Members of New Union

SYHJ Garment, a Chinese-owned factory in Kandal province’s Ang Snuol district, fired three leaders of a newly emerging union in April, leading to a Labor Ministry directive that the terminations violated Trade Union Law protections for shop steward and union leaders. But the factory has remained defiant.

NagaWorld workers speak to journalists outside the Labor Ministry in Phnom Penh on January 10, 2022. (Keat Soriththeavy/VOD)

Seven International Labor Groups Back NagaWorld Strikers

International labor groups criticized NagaWorld’s “long-standing failure” to respect workers’ rights and authorities’ “undue interference” of a legitimate strike, as one representative said the groups would bring the dispute before the ILO and Asean, and affiliated workers overseas would also look to exert pressure.