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Cambodia Raises Garment Wage 28 Percent, Unions Say Not Enough

Cambodia on Wednesday raised the controversial monthly minimum wage for garment workers by 28 percent, a decision likely to infuriate unions seeking a higher increase and revive calls for strike action. Cambodia deployed armed troops in the capital in September as garment workers held rallies to revive a campaign for higher wages that had helped to stoke a year-long political crisis. Sixteen members of the Labor Ministry's Labor Advisory Committee voted for the government-proposed...

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