Working on a minimum wage ... $153 for all.

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Working on a minimum wage ... $153 for all.

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Sun Oct 30, 2016 11:06 am

The Ministry of Labor said yesterday that it was working with experts and International Labor Organization (ILO) officials to create a draft law laying out the monthly minimum wage for workers in a variety of fields outside the garment and textile industry, which late last month agreed to set its minimum wage at $153...

Yang Sophorn, the president of the Cambodian Alliance of Trade Unions, told Khmer Times yesterday that she was not aware of any draft law on a universal minimum wage and said the ministry needs to involve unions in the process for the law to be truly effective.

[Meanwhile, not everyone has had to wait for their payrise...]

Prime Minister HE said his own salary, now 3.6 million riel (about $900) a month, would almost treble to 10 million (about $2,500).
Ministers will receive 4.5 million riel ($1,115), secretaries of state 3.5 million (about $850), undersecretaries of state 2.8 million ($700) and some 2,500 assistants and advisers will receive an extra 80,000 riel ($20) a month.

http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/31388//
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Re: Working on a minimum wage ... $153 for all.

Post by boozyoldman » Mon Nov 14, 2016 5:56 pm

A woman is paid a salary not much more than $150 as a f/t teacher - she is completing a degree at XXXXX University in XXXXX

She rents a room that works out at $70/month and she shares the room with 2 others

This is the life of many here - and she is not one of the poor and desperate at all
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Re: Working on a minimum wage ... $153 for all.

Post by Michael2002 » Mon Nov 14, 2016 7:50 pm

So . Spunky Mc Spurters school of hard knocks, the cool guy ,will be delirious at this news .
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Post by Username Taken » Mon Nov 14, 2016 8:01 pm

Michael2002 wrote:So . Spunky Mc Spurters school of hard knocks, the cool guy ,will be delirious at this news .
Why do you say that?
... give 'em a quick, short, sharp shock ...

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Re: Working on a minimum wage ... $153 for all.

Post by Anchor Moy » Mon Nov 14, 2016 8:03 pm

Michael2002 wrote:So . Spunky Mc Spurters school of hard knocks, the cool guy ,will be delirious at this news .
Lol. Are you NJH ? :shock:
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Re: Working on a minimum wage ... $153 for all.

Post by Sailorman » Tue Nov 15, 2016 10:03 am

I just don't see how a leader of a country can live on $2500. a month. Must have taken some lessons on economizing from Hillary when she was here a couple years ago.
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Re: Working on a minimum wage ... $153 for all.

Post by Duncan » Tue Nov 15, 2016 12:04 pm

Sailorman wrote:I just don't see how a leader of a country can live on $2500. a month. Must have taken some lessons on economizing from Hillary when she was here a couple years ago.

You silly man, [ Sailorman ] don't you know his wife works, and his kids send money to him [ via Wing. ]
Cambodia,,,, Don't fall in love with her.
Like the spoilt child she is, she will not be happy till she destroys herself from within and breaks your heart.
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Re: Working on a minimum wage ... $153 for all.

Post by John Bingham » Tue Nov 15, 2016 11:48 pm

Sailorman wrote:I just don't see how a leader of a country can live on $2500. a month. Must have taken some lessons on economizing from Hillary when she was here a couple years ago.
They didn't exactly see eye-to-eye.
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