(Phnom Penh): Prime Minister Hun Sen announced today, on August 2, while holding a get together with workers from 24 factories in the capital that all factory workers will receive semimonthly payment from September 2018 onward.
Workers will receive salary twice on 15th and 30th of the month.
Semimonthly payroll for civil servants and armed forces will take effect from the first month of 2019, he said.
The decision is part of the National Budget Reform, giving workers more control over their earnings.
It is worth mentioning that Prime Minister Hun Sen has resumed his meeting with employees working in industrial sector after the general election. This shows that the prime minister’s interest is to protect and to ensure all employees are given better working conditions.