Phnom Penh: The Collective Union of Movement of Workers (CUMW) and CARE have completed a three-day training and capacity building training for trainers on a project to strengthen the economic resilience of garment workers during covid-19 under the auspices of the lululemon brand.
The three-days training course on Economic Resilience of Garment Workers during Covid-19 will be held on December 26-28, 2022 at the Sunway Hotel with the aim of strengthening the capacity and knowledge of teachers. Improve the focus on soft skills on "Economic resilience during Covid-19" and discuss participatory knowledge dissemination at the target base.
President of the Collective Union of Movement of Workers Mr Pav Sina have expressed his happiness and expressed his strong hope that through this important training, the trainees will become trainers full of ability and knowledge to share with members. As well as those around you at the grassroots.
Mr. Bun Sothy, the local union leader of the Collective Union of Movement of Workers in Banteay Meanchey Province, said that he was very happy to participate in this training, as he gained more knowledge from CUMW's workshops, both national and local, are always there for him.
After completing the three-day training course, he decided, "Through this training, what I understand is that it is beneficial and valuable for us to continue to develop ourselves because As a union leader to share with local members so that they can grow, they understand more to help them reduce the risk of work, fear and increase. Their understanding, when they understand, is to help them protect themselves and their rights and freedoms, and when they continue to share, they will help a community, a nation, an organization, a union. Or an area that is growing. "
At the same time, Mr. Chhim Sarith, the local union leader of the Collective Union of Movement of Workers at the Quantum clothing Garment Factory, said, "I am very pleased to participate in this training. With a letter from the Collective Union of Movement of Workers, chaired by Mr. Pav Sina, I will share the new knowledge gained from this training at my local level. "I am very grateful to CUMW for always giving local union leaders and other members the opportunity to attend many important training sessions to continue their development."
The Covid-19 pandemic broke out in late 2019 and has severely affected the Cambodian economy in all sactors, especially the workers who have been severely affected by the epidemic. The training focuses on issues such as the protection of the armed forces and the compensation mechanism, budget management, prevention of gender-based violence and sexual harassment, how to mediate and manage stress.