Management at the SL Garment Factory on Thursday agreed to reinstate 19 fired union representatives around whom a bitter standoff between workers and bosses has played out. On November 19, the factory was given 15 days by the government to reinstate the Coalition of Cambodian Apparel Workers’ Democratic Union (CCAWDU) workers or face legal action. But after several re*fusals, SL factory bosses changed their minds following a number of meetings with government officials, the last of which was on Wednesday. “The employers at the factory has agreed to accept the 19 people to go to work following Prime
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