Phnom Penh: Regarding the discussion on the minimum wage, the union side proposed a figure of 215 dollars, the employer side proposed a figure of only 201 dollars, while the Royal Government has not yet released the figure and the National Minimum Wage Council will hold a meeting to discuss the 4th meeting.
On the morning of September 4, 2023, the National Minimum Wage Council held its third meeting to discuss the increase in the minimum wage in textiles, garments, footwear and travel products and bags for 2024 under the chairmanship Heng Sour, Minister of Labor and Vocational Training.
In these three meetings, the representatives of the Royal Government also coordinated and provided additional explanations on the points that the representatives of the workers and the representatives of the employers had questions. As a result, workers 'representatives raised $ 215 and employers' representatives raised $ 201.
The meeting agreed to resume the discussion at 9:00 am on September 11, 2023. However, the National Minimum Wage Council will continue its meeting to decide on the minimum wage for textiles, garments, footwear and travel products and bags for 2024 to be completed before Pchum Ben, as recommended by Hun Manet, Prime Minister of Cambodia.