Brands ready to incorporate higher wages in Cambodia

Global fashion brands and retailers have told the Cambodian government they are willing to accommodate any agreed minimum wage increase in their future purchasing from the country.

In renewed talks on 26 May over the alleged violation of worker rights in the country, this high-level discussions took place in Phnom Penh between the government, IndustriALL Global Union and brands and retailers, including H&M, Gap, Levi’s, Puma, Inditex, Debenhams and New Look.

This was the second round of talks between the parties in a matter of months, following a previous meeting with the Deputy Prime Minister, the Ministers of Labour and Commerce and other senior government officials in February.

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