The Free Trade Union (FTU) requested that the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) permit workers nationwide to take a weeklong holiday in order to participate in the opposition’s planned demonstrations, according to a letter sent by the FTU this week. Signed by union president Chea Mony, the letter sent to GMAC on Tuesday implored garment manufacturers to suspend production from September 15 to September 21. The CNRP three-day sit-in is scheduled for September 15, 16 and 17. “In this case, the garment industry relies on workers who are voters and who generally like the CNRP as it
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