Category Archives for "Labour and employment law"

Overtime under Cambodian labour law

How does the Cambodian labour law govern overtime? This article will answer this question. Law and regulations governing overtime in Cambodia There are three major law and regulations governing overtime work in Cambodia: the Labour Law 1997 (LL) (Article 137-140); Prakas 80/99 on Overtime Work Besides Regular Working Hours and Notification No. 041/11 of the […]

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Do you have to pay 50% of wages during work suspension?

Garment factories usually pay 50% of wages to their employees when they have to suspend their work due to an economic difficulty. What does the Cambodian labour law say about this? Image credit to Derek Blackadder The Cambodian labour law allows for work suspension due to economic reason (Art. 71(11)). But such a suspension cannot […]

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Guide to Severance pay under Cambodian law

How does Cambodian law define severance pay? Are you entitled to severance pay if you resign? What should you review to find out the exact entitlements in regard to this? Let’s get started. Image source What is severance pay? Cambodian labour law provides for two different plans for severance pay depending on the types of […]

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sexual harassment law in Cambodia

Can you be dismissed for sexual harassment in Cambodia?

Not an easy question. But read on. I hope you will find this useful. Sexual harassment is provided for in several laws and regulations such as the Constitution (Art. 38 and 35); the Law on Prevention of Domestic Violence and Protection of Victims 2005 (DV Law); the Labour Law (Art. 172) and several other important […]

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