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Teachers demand back pay from 2008

Teachers demand back pay from 2008

More than 100 teachers from five schools in Memot district, Kampong Cham province, have written to the Ministry of Education requesting two months’ back pay worth 64 million riels (US$15,351). Nhoung Tak Dara, of Khnong Krapoe Primary School, said the debt dates from 2008, when management of the staff was transferred to the ministry from a local rubber firm. Svay Phalla, provincial director of the education department, could not be reached for comment Tuesday.

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