Cambodia’s Arbitration Council will share its experiences in settling labour disputes at a series of workshops in Myanmar the Khmer Times reported on 16 September.
The meetings will take place in the capital as well as Yangon, the country’s largest city, according to a press release from Cambodia’sLabour Ministry. The workshops are being organized by the government of Myanmar and the International Labour Organization (ILO), which is assisting Myanmar in developing dispute-resolution mechanisms for its emerging garment industry.
Cambodia’s Labour Minister Ith Samheng said: “The labour dispute resolution system of Cambodia’s Arbitration Council is a role model for other countries to follow.”
Since its formation in 2003, the Arbitration Council has received 2,300 cases, covering a total of over 1 million employees, he said. Their success rate is 73 percent, he added.