Phnom Penh: After opening a series of negotiations between stakeholders, including employers, unions representing workers and the government as a mediator as a result of the negotiations of the National Minimum Wage Council on September 28, 2023 Workers' minimum wage in 2024 increases by $4, a total of $204
Voting at the National Minimum Wage Council meeting for the third term of the first year showed that the wage figure proposed by the employers $202 received 46 out of 51 votes, while the figure $204 received no votes and the figure of $213 received 5 votes.
After receiving 46 votes in favor of the 2024 minimum wage of $202, the Cambodian government decided to add another $2, raising the minimum wage to $204.
As for the 2024 minimum wage of $204, Pav Sina, president of the Collective Union of Movement of Workers, sees that it has not yet met the living needs of workers.
Pav Sina said, "For me, the minimun wages $204 has not yet met the living needs of workers due to the increase in workers' costs. However, we still request some proposals. In addition, to help reduce the cost of workers as well.