The fort has a fort Workers at the Sisophon Hong Seng Garfield Garment factory erupted in protest over the weekend, officials at the Banteay Meanchey provincial labor department said. The company agreed to return to work after almost 100 percent of their requests.
More than 1,000 workers at the factory, located in De Tote village, Teuk Thla commune, Serey Sophorn City, Banteay Meanchey province on February 7 this year. The company has protested demanding that the company comply with labor laws and stop putting pressure on them.
Ros Sarom, director of the Banteay Meanchey provincial labor department, told the Post yesterday that following the protest, the same day had been coordinated by Authorities and stakeholders, with him chairing the meetings to find solutions.
More than 10 demands, he said, are asking the company to pay the rest of the year to rest workers. Extra armchairs and toilets for workers Stop cut off workers' time during breaks There is an ambulance to transport workers on time Incidentally, do not force workers to overtime Josh on Saturdays and Sundays, these demands have agreed.
Mr. Sarom added that workers' demands for the removal of the Thai manager and the two Cambodian chiefs were firm Ask two months for the two individuals to make amends, if not, to court action, but to the demands Increase the salary of the workers who have been promoted Think first.
“All the parties have agreed, each with a document and a signature from each representative . I'm happy because everything is up to date and it should be done in accordance with the law. "
The owner of Sisophon Hong Seng Sport Co., Ltd. could not be reached for comment yesterday.
Seil Ly Meng, a factory worker, told the Post yesterday that after the mediation, all workers had returned to normal work by the factory. Has obeyed the promise gradually.
“Previously, the pressure was great, but the protests saw a lot of relief and the company kept the promise as it did not. Nothing. If something goes wrong, we continue to protest and complain to the Labor Department. ”
Bun Sothy, coordinator of the union's labor movement union in Banteay Meanchey province, said that if this is the case, it would be best. But for the workers, in the past, there have always been threats. He said the factory always tried to persecute workers who were protesting after the situation was calm. So he will continue to monitor the case as the factory does not yet have a workers' protection union.
He added: "For me personally, it is too bad to be so overwhelmed to put up with it. The workers protested because the workers are usually very patient, if there is no pressure in the commune, they will not protest because But fear of losing his job. "We expect workers to get a real solution."
The Sisophon Hong Seng Ware Factory, opened in May 2018, employs about 1,000 workers, with bosses in place. Thai, and the factory wears garments for export to international markets. According to the provincial labor department.