In Brief: Union elections get under way

In Brief: Union elections get under way

The Cambodian Construction Workers Trade Union Federation's third annual election is scheduled for today at the Siem Reap office, with formalities due to wind up at 5pm. About 120 workers are to attend, with representatives from the Ministry of Labour, the International Labour Organisation and a group of supportive local NGOs. Ray Chreb, the union's Knowledge Improvement Teacher, said recruitment drives have been very successful. But he said discrimination is still strong and there are very few women members.

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