Phnom Penh: President of the Collective Union of Movement of Workers (CUMW), Pav Sina, expressed his strong support for the announcement of the government's additional protection policy for pregnant workers by providing financial support from pregnancy to 2-year-old children, in addition to what Has provided in the past, including the Prince's various subsidies.
"I am very pleased to hear that from the government about the increase in allowances for workers from pregnancy to the age of two years old childrend. I think it is a good thing That shows more care for pregnant women." Said Pav Sina.
"It's a good thing for the unions that we really want to see that kind of attention. And babies ” He Said "This additional offer really helps the workers who need a lot of money to pay for health care for both mother and infant."
He also called on the government to provide advance payments to workers due to their employers ran away or whose factories have been closed and have not been compensated.
His remarks came after the Prime Minister of Cambodia, Samdech Techo Hun Sen, said, "Workers from pregnancy to the age of two year s old childrend must receive support. So, I would like to announce today "All in the economy system controlled by the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training, the same practices apply from pregnancy to two-year-old children."
It should be noted that from the time of pregnancy until the child is 2 years old, a worker will receive a total subsidy of 760,000 Riels, divided into 3 stages, the first is during pregnancy is to pay 4 times one time 40,000 riels, the second stage is to give 200,000 riels at giving birth time and the third stage is after childbirth until the child under two years is to pay 10 times 40,000 riels each time.