ITH Sam Heng

Type: Person
Name: ITH Sam Heng
Title: Minister - Ministry of Social Affairs, Veteran and Youth Rehabilitation (Cambodia)
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Sleeping migrant workers miss payout

Seeking to appease more than 200 migrant workers who say they were scammed out of promised jobs in Thailand, employment agency Koun Khmer Training Center yesterday doled out compensation to some of the jilted workers they had recruited.Late on Wednesday ... [Published Phnom Penh Post - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

‘Solvable problems’ focus of fainting review

Amid reports of increased mass-fainting incidents in Cambodia’s garment sector, workers, employers and government officials gathered in Phnom Penh yesterday for a roundtable discussion on the issue.The conference, which was organised by the Cambodian ... [Published Phnom Penh Post - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

New fines for faintings

The minister of labour has sent a stern warning to garment factories to take measures to end mass faintings or face the consequences.Speaking after a safety workshop yesterday, Ith Sam Heng said the government will get tougher on factories, fining those ... [Published Phnom Penh Post - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

More Than 1,000 Faintings Reported in Cambodian Factories This Year

A total of 1,222 faintings and three deaths were reported in garment factories in Cambodia’s key industrial zones so far this year, surpassing those reported throughout 2013, a local trade union said Thursday, accusing the plants of flouting laws that ... [Published Radio Free Asia - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Cambodian Panel Votes to Delay Wage Increase Until 2015

Minister of Labor Ith Sam Heng speaks to reporters in Phnom Penh, June 30, 2014.RFAThe Cambodian government, owners of garment factories and some unions decided Monday to hold off until 2015 on raising the minimum wage for workers, an issue that sparked ... [Published Khmerization - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Cambodia: Statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia, Professor Surya P. Subedi

Source: UN Human Rights CouncilCountry: Cambodia, Thailand Phnom Penh, 24 June 2014 I am about to complete my 11th human rights fact-finding mission to the Kingdom of Cambodia, the second since the National Assembly elections took place in July 2013. ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 26 2014]

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Sleeping migrant workers miss payout [Published Phnom Penh Post - Aug 29 2014]
‘Solvable problems’ focus of fainting review [Published Phnom Penh Post - Aug 25 2014]
New fines for faintings [Published Phnom Penh Post - Aug 22 2014]
More Than 1,000 Faintings Reported in Cambodian... [Published Radio Free Asia - Aug 22 2014]
Cambodian Panel Votes to Delay Wage Increase Un... [Published Khmerization - Jul 01 2014]
Cambodia: Statement by the United Nations Speci... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 26 2014]
Special Olympics exec vote in new president [Published Phnom Pehn Post - Feb 19 2014]
Raises pending, prices soaring [This is profite... [Published Khmerization - Feb 19 2014]
Raises pending, prices soaring [Published Phnom Pehn Post - Feb 18 2014]
Alarm over workers to Emirates [Published Phnom Pehn Post - Feb 17 2014]
Unions, opposition ‘hindering wage talks’ [Published Khmerization - Feb 11 2014]
Unions, opposition ‘hindering wage talks’ [Published Phnom Pehn Post - Feb 10 2014]
Illegal factory floor removed [Published Phnom Pehn Post - Feb 03 2014]
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Cambodian Panel Votes to Delay Wage Increase Un... [Published Khmerization - Jul 01 2014]
Minister of Labor Ith Sam Heng speaks to reporters in Phnom Penh, June 30, 2014.RFAThe Cambodian government, owners of garment factories and some unions decided Monday to hold off until 2015 on raising the minimum wage for workers, an issue that sparked ...
Cambodia: Statement by the United Nations Speci... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 26 2014]
Source: UN Human Rights CouncilCountry: Cambodia, Thailand Phnom Penh, 24 June 2014 I am about to complete my 11th human rights fact-finding mission to the Kingdom of Cambodia, the second since the National Assembly elections took place in July 2013. ...
Special Olympics exec vote in new president [Published Phnom Pehn Post - Feb 19 2014]
Vorng Saut, the Minister of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation, was named as the new president of the Special Olympics Committee of Cambodia following elections held at the ministry yesterday morning. Vorng Saut replaced Labor and Vocational ...
Raises pending, prices soaring [This is profite... [Published Khmerization - Feb 19 2014]
Garment factory workers eat food near Asia Dragon factory in Takeo province last year. Increases in pay for workers have regularly been accompanied by increases in the cost of food and lodging near factories. Pha LinaWed, 19 February 2014Sean Teehan and Khouth ...
Raises pending, prices soaring [Published Phnom Pehn Post - Feb 18 2014]
Since Minister of Labour Ith Sam Heng announced in late-December that the ministry would hike the minimum monthly wage for the garment sector to $100, Nuch Sdoeung has, at times, questioned if he could even afford beef. “We do not yet earn a base ...
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