Phnom Penh, Cambodia — Cambodia’s garment workers continued their protest Sunday over a higher minimum wage as they joined tens of thousands of people at a rally held by the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party.
Many of the workers in the protest sported “$160” stickers and sashes tied across their foreheads, referencing the minimum monthly wage they are demanding. The protests saw no injuries. Today, apparel industry workers are expected to protest outside the Ministry of Labor. In addition, union officials are expected to hold a meeting later in the day with the ministry and the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia, or GMAC, about the minimum wage.
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