Phnom Penh: Minister of Labor and Vocational Training, HE Dr. This morning, 21 July 2020, Ith Sam Heng chaired a meeting of the Tripartite Mechanism Plus Working Group to continue the discussion on the amendment of the Labor Law. Aims to achieve this draft law in a comprehensive manner and acceptable to all stakeholders, this meeting was held at the Ministry of Labor .
On that occasion, HE Dr. Ith Sam Heng said that in a context where the private sector is increasingly facing the ability to compete with leading countries. The Royal Government has been working closely with the private sector to find joint solutions to ensure that the private sector can continue to ensure the competitive advantage of enterprises and establishments. All can maintain their business production process sustainably.
The Head of the Royal Government of Cambodia decided at the 18th Royal Government-Private Sector Forum on March 29, 2019 to introduce corrective measures. A sharp package to strengthen competitiveness and promote economic diversification on 15 topics, of which the revision of the Labor Law is A priority job in the field of employment.
In accordance with the sharp reform measures of Samdech Techo Prime Minister, the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training has established a working group to study the possibility of amending the law on Work in accordance with the economic and social context, having completed a preliminary study on the necessity and benefits of amending the Labor Law in collaboration with In the past, the International Labor Organization has organized a tripartite consultation workshop to discuss the possibility of amending the labor law.
In this context, improving skills, capacity and productivity, as well as social protection, has been given high priority by the Royal Government in the “Rectangular Strategy Phase II”. 4 ”and in the Cambodian Industrial Development Policy 2015-2025 to continue to strengthen competitiveness, promote economic diversification and ensure high growth. Continue to create better jobs and increase income stably and environmentally, as well as avoid any risks and adverse effects. Happens eventually.
Please be informed that the Ministry of Labor has decided to establish a working group of tripartite mechanisms plus to discuss the amendment of the law on this work, which consists of a tripartite In order to continue to promote social dialogue in the discussion and consultation on the amendment of the Labor Law to promote productivity, competitiveness of National and increase employment opportunities for workers in accordance with the needs of socio-economic development of Cambodia.