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Publication Date Friday, March 23, 2018



The majority of the country’s 700,000 garment workers get to work every day in the back of flatbed trucks, which are often overloaded with up to 50 or 70 labourers being transported more like cattle than people.

Although the Labour Ministry recently reported a 56 percent decrease in accidents involving garment workers last year compared with 2016, the unsafe manner of their transportation remains unsolved as evidenced by a speech given by Prime Minister Hun Sen to workers on Wednesday.