About 200 workers protested outside SL Garment Factory in Phnom Penhís Meanchey district Wednesday demanding that managers reinstate 19 union representatives before a 15-day deadline set by the government elapses. The Council of Ministers has ordered the factory to rehire the fired unionists or face punitive measures by the Ministry of Labor, an order factory director Joseph Kee Leung Lee promised to follow Monday. But SLís general manager and founder both said Wednesday that the workersí reinstatement was not ensured. ďItís not about whether we accept back the workers or we donít accept back the workers. We have
© 2013, The Cambodia Daily. All rights reserved. No part of this article may be reproduced in print, electronically, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without written permission.

More...