Phnom Penh Casino Workers Strike

PHNOM PENH – The morning of January 9, 2020, in the Tonle Bassac district of Chamkar Morn district, many casino* employees (*up to 1000) gathered to protest for higher wages and working conditions.

Strikers demands included:

The Company’s unconditional reinstatement of Union President Chhim Sithar. 

Allow workers to take voluntary holidays on national holidays

Terminate a foreign casino operations manager

Raise salaries to $300 for hotel workers and $ 500 for casino employees.

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court issued a provisional order to prevent the situation escalating stopping the strike. Further action taken while the issues are negotiated shall be deemed an illegal strike and considered a serious offense. 

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*Obvious which casino it is

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