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Workers protest firing at Wai Full Garments

Workers protest firing at Wai Full Garments

About 500 workers from Wai Full Garments (Cambodia) Ltd in Kandal province gathered yesterday to protest Saturday’s firing of a worker who wanted to form a union, a Free Trade Union said.

FTU official Thorn Thol said that workers also wanted an US$18 monthly attendance bonus, a $1 bonus for working on Sundays and holidays, a nurse to provide treatment to sick workers, sick pay and freedom from wrongful termination.

Fired worker Eoun Samnang was sure he was a victim, saying “the factory discriminates against the union”.

According to Samnang, negotiations will take place today.

Wai Full representatives could not be reached for comment.

To contact the reporter on this story: Mom Kunthear at [email protected]

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