Phnom Penh: Mr. Heng Sour, Minister of Labor and Vocational Training, welcomed and encouraged all unions in Cambodia to engage in dialogue and cooperation mechanisms to exchange experiences in order to improve the employment sector.
This statement was made on the occasion of Ms. Yang Sophorn, President of the Federation of Trade Unions of Cambodia, paid a courtesy call on Mr. Heng Sour and discussed the matter with him at the Sokha Hotel in Phnom Penh on November 23, 2023.
In this discussion, Mr. Heng Sour and Ms. Yang Sophorn focused on ways to improve labor cooperation and industrial relations as well as promoting a better national policy framework for workers and the general public. More in the future.
The two sides also discussed the implementation of a voluntary contribution scheme to the social security program for self-employed individuals and their dependents. Self-employed individuals and their dependents will be able to register and pay contributions on a voluntary basis so that they can receive the same social security benefits as health workers and public officials.
The Minister also stated that the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training, as a representative of the Royal Government, welcomes all cooperation with the unions to find more effective solutions and joint activities for the benefit of workers.