Great Duke Hotel Staff in Phnom Penh Protest Over Unpaid Salaries (UPDATE: Hotel Closed)

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Great Duke Hotel Staff in Phnom Penh Protest Over Unpaid Salaries (UPDATE: Hotel Closed)

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:03 pm

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Cambodia Breaking News (Phnom Penh): On September 3, 2019, at 9 am, the staff at the Great Duke Hotel held a protest for their salary in front of the hotel, on Mao Zedong road, BKK, Phnom Penh.
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More than 70 people who work at the Great Duke Hotel in Phnom Penh are protesting because they haven't been paid their wages since June. They are protesting in order to draw attention to their plight. They say they need money for their families.
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AS a result, the authority and an officer from the Ministry of Labor Vocational Training went to the scene to sort out the problem for the hotel staff, and the hotel owner was ordered to pay their salaries.
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Re: Great Duke Hotel Staff in Phnom Penh Protest Over Unpaid Salaries

Post by Spigzy » Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:22 pm

It seems not all is well with this group, a look at the Mekong Bank figures in the NBC annual report for 2018 is quite bleak, and the same owner for what is now the Great Joke Hotel not paying salaries. What other companies are in next line?
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Re: Great Duke Hotel Staff in Phnom Penh Protest Over Unpaid Salaries

Post by Brody » Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:27 pm

CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:03 pm
AS a result, the authority and an officer from the Ministry of Labor Vocational Training went to the scene to sort out the problem for the hotel staff, and the hotel owner was ordered to pay their salaries.
Jesus, is this what it takes?

In the time it took them to commiserate, print out a huge banner and sympathy invoking portraits of HE and organize this bit of civil disobedience....

....couldn't they have sent a chosen representative among them, along with thumb printed statements of all affected, and sent him off to the MoL to handle this in person, instead of waiting for a Facebook trigger-wave of pity to incur action?
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What other companies are in next line?
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Post by fax » Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:39 pm

Brody wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:27 pm
Spigzy wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:22 pm
What other companies are in next line?
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I hear Smart Luy is hanging loose. :stir:
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Post by crob » Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:57 pm

Always wonder how busy these big super expensive hotels are, $500 AUD a night, fuck that, I can stay a week In very nice hotel for less
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Post by Spigzy » Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:07 pm

fax wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:39 pm
Brody wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:27 pm
Spigzy wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:22 pm
What other companies are in next line?
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Haha, you sods - au contraire mes amis, a ship so tight we ought to branch out into leather S&M gear & then I know we'll nab you two as customers!! :hattip:
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Re: Great Duke Hotel Staff in Phnom Penh Protest Over Unpaid Salaries

Post by armchairlawyer » Wed Sep 04, 2019 5:18 pm

Spigzy wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:22 pm
It seems not all is well with this group, a look at the Mekong Bank figures in the NBC annual report for 2018 is quite bleak, and the same owner for what is now the Great Joke Hotel not paying salaries. What other companies are in next line?
Can you give us a link to the annual report?
Thanks
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Post by Spigzy » Wed Sep 04, 2019 5:38 pm

armchairlawyer wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 5:18 pm
Spigzy wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:22 pm
It seems not all is well with this group, a look at the Mekong Bank figures in the NBC annual report for 2018 is quite bleak, and the same owner for what is now the Great Joke Hotel not paying salaries. What other companies are in next line?
Can you give us a link to the annual report?
Thanks
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Post by Brody » Wed Sep 04, 2019 5:41 pm

Spigzy wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:07 pm
we ought to branch out into leather S&M gear & then I know we'll nab you two as customers!! :hattip:
Yes, please.

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Re: Great Duke Hotel Staff in Phnom Penh Protest Over Unpaid Salaries

Post by Spigzy » Wed Sep 04, 2019 6:05 pm

Brody wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 5:41 pm
Spigzy wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:07 pm
we ought to branch out into leather S&M gear & then I know we'll nab you two as customers!! :hattip:
Yes, please.

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This poor woman appears to have lost her dog. Not sure I can stretch as far as dog recovery services, but allllrighty then!!

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