Cambodia

Workers' struggles in Asia (December 2010)

Casual workers at a Hyundai factory in South Korea staging a sit-in strike.

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around Asia (focusing on East Asia) during December 2010 and related resources. The most important stories appear on my Twitter feed as soon as I find them: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews.

Garment and construction workers strikes in Cambodia

Striking employees of the Sun Lu Fong garment factory in Meanchey district.

In the past few days, a garment workers' strike has found itself in conflict with bosses, local authorities and union officials while last week, construction workers struck in solidarity with sacked workmates.

Workers' struggles in Asia (July 2010)

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia (excluding China) during July up to the 23rd, and also some from the Indian Subcontinent that I came across whilst searching. I've been posting to a Twitter feed as I find stories: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews. I can't continue with it or these summaries for a few months, but it's possible someone else will take over some of it for a while.

Cambodian union calls off garment strike

Union leader Chea Mony addresses a meeting in Kandal province, July 12 2010.

Labour leader Chea Mony announced yesterday that he was abandoning plans for a three-day strike against a newly approved garment sector minimum wage increase, which he had previously opposed.

Cambodian government and unions agree wage increase; strikes could still be on

Garment workers in Cambodia.

Cambodia's government and several unions agreed on Thursday to a 9-percent minimum wage rise for garment workers but the industry's biggest unions said demands were not met and a strike was still possible.

Workers' struggles in Asia (June 2010)

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia (excluding China) during June, and also some from the Indian Subcontinent that I came across whilst searching. I now have a Twitter feed where I will be posting the stories I find, so if you don't want to wait until the end of the month to read them or would like to write up some of these for libcom news when they happen rather, please follow it: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews

Workers' struggles in Asia (May 2010)

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia (excluding China) during May. I now have a Twitter feed where I will be posting the stories I find, so if you don't want to wait until the end of the month to read them or would like to write up some of these for libcom news when they happen rather, please follow it: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews

Workers' struggles in Asia (April 2010 Part 2)

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia (excluding China) from the 16th of April. Ed has written some of these up, so I've included links to his articles in case you missed them and links to any further reports that followed up on those incidents.

Workers' struggles in Asia (April 2010 Part 1)

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia (excluding China) up to the 15th of April.

Workers' struggles in Asia (March 2010 Part 2)

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around Asia (excluding China) from the 16th to the 31st of March.