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