Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Mass strike ended by Arbitration Council

Mass strike ended by Arbitration Council

Mass strike ended by Arbitration Council

MORE than 4,000 workers ended a four-day strike outside the M&V factory in Kampong Chhnang province yesterday after the Arbitration Council intervened, issuing an order for them to return to work. The workers, led by the Free Trade Union of Workers in the Kingdom of Cambodia, were protesting against the dismissal of 20 FTU members from the factory. However, FTU vice-president Meas Sokhen warned that workers would consider striking again if those dismissed were not reinstated. M&V administration officer Yin Nak said the company had terminated the contracts of 15 of the 20 dismissed workers. Kampong Chhnang provincial court had issued a protection order against the sacked employees, banning them from intimidating other workers, leading strikes or returning to work pending a court resolution. Provincial court prosecutor Penh Vibol could not be reached for comment yesterday.

MOST VIEWED

  • Japan bank buys major stake in ANZ Royal Bank

    Japan's largest bank acquired more than half of ANZ’s shares in Cambodia on Thursday, according to a statement from Kith Meng’s Royal Group. Japan's JTrust Bank, announced that they had acquired a 55% of stake in ANZ Royal Bank. According to a Royal Group

  • Proof giants walked among us humans?

    For years a debate has waged about whether certain bas relief carvings at the 12th-century To Prohm Temple, one of the most popular attractions at the Angkor Wat Temple Complex in Siem Reap province, depicted dinosaurs or some rather less exotic and more contemporary animal,

  • Long way to go before Cambodia gets a ‘smart city’

    Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Battambang will struggle to attain smart city status without adopting far reaching master plans, according to officials tasked with implementing the program. The brainchild of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), the smart city program seeks to link up

  • Endangered animals found dead in Pailin

    An endangered gaur was one of “many” wild animals found dead in “dozens” of illegal traps in Pailin province’s Phnom Khieu Wildlife Sanctuary, said Chit Thy, a military officer working with rangers to protect the conservation area, on Wednesday. Thy, an officer in the 507