Unjust sentencing of Cambodian union leaders must be quashed
14.12.2018 Six prominent trade union leaders in Cambodia have been given suspended jail sentences following a trial riddled with irregularities and lacking... Read More
CENTRAL Calls on the Ministry of Labour, VF Corporation, 5.11 Inc. and Skechers USA Inc. to Inspect Working Conditions at Pontus Footwear Ltd.
CENTRAL also strongly urges VF Corporation, 5.11 Inc., and Skechers USA to send inspectors to Pontus Footwear Ltd., to independently inspect the factory and the health, safety and working conditions of workers in the factory.
Gender Based Violence in the Asian H&M and Gap Garment Supply Chains: Reports to the International Labor Organization
Tola Moeun, Executive Director of CENTRAL, a Cambodian labour organization described the violence documented in the report as a daily reality
GMAC Factory Owners by Nationality
Graph showing nationalities of owners of registered Garment Manufacturers' Association in Cambodia factories as of 15/05/2018.
Hun Sen vows benefits for factory workers
Moeun Tola, of labour rights organisation Central, said that he was concerned the promises were merely a political move to gain votes ahead of national election in 2018, and worried they wouldn’t lead to substantial change.
Cambrew case against worker reps partly dismissed
The director of labour rights group Central, Moeun Tola, said that the ruling against Mao was part of a pattern of silencing unions, adding that “everyone understands that the court system is not independent and it’s used as a political tool”.
Bestseller – a good deal for all?
The aim of the current research was to gain insight into the working conditions and wage levels of two suppliers to the Danish company Bestseller A/S (from now «Bestseller») – one in Cambodia and one in India. The report aims to provide essential insights into Bestseller as a multinational; its turnover, which producer countries it sources from, its main markets, as well as some of the promises the Danish company has made regarding supply chain management.
Poverty drives wages down
“The company blame a worker who has been arrested by the police” says Tola Mouen at the human rights organisation the Center for Alliance of Labor and Human Rights, Central.
Making Wage Protest Illegal
“Workers that demand higher wages risk punishment by law if the proposal is passed, says Tola Mouen, the head of Center for Alliance of Labor and Human Rights. In the past, the Center has criticized the Swedish multinational H&M for not taking adequate responsibility for the working conditions at subcontractors.
Cambodian Civil Society Condemns Outrageous Murder of Political Analyst Kem Ley
We, the undersigned Cambodian civil society groups, are outraged at the brutal murder of independent political analyst and grassroots organiser Kem Ley... Read More
Slave Labor Victim Speaks Out
Dy The Hoya, a program officer at labor rights group Central who worked on the case, said a total of seven victims,... Read More
Report slams Walmart for ‘exploitative’ conditions in Asia factories
Workers in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India and Indonesia who make clothes for Walmart (WMT)face “intensive labour exploitation and abuse,” according to a report released Tuesday by the... Read More
“A web of terror, insecurity, and a high level of vulnerability”: H&M, Gap, and Walmart are accused of widespread worker abuse
H&M, Gap, and Walmart are three of the largest sellers of cheap clothes in the world. Like many other companies in the... Read More