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Outsourced government employees get pay rise

Outsourced government employees get pay rise

The government will raise the monthly wage for contracted government employees by just over 8 per cent next year, according to a sub-decree signed by Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday, seen by The Post on Wednesday.

Announced during the three-day Cambodian People’s Party congress in Phnom Penh, the sub-decree read: “The government decided to raise monthly wage for the contracted government employees from 600,000 riel [$149] to 650,000 riel. The increased [implementation] starts effectively from January 1, 2019 onwards.”

Contracted employees are those who work at state-run ministries, national and sub-national institutions as stipulated by sub-decree number 26 dated February 10, 2016 on the management and use of officials on contract, it added.

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