Many local and international NGOs in Cambodia currently employ staff under contracts and policies based on the laws and practices of their home countries. This can result in non-compliance with the Cambodian Labor Law, which differs from foreign laws in many respects.
Non-compliance most often becomes an issue when a departing employee claims the benefits and protections provided by the Law. The organization can find itself owing quite significant sums, or be prevented from terminating a problematic employee.
Reviewing the organization’s compliance with the Labor Law is the best way to foresee and minimize these risks. This guide answers frequently asked questions regarding the Labor Law and how an NGO can comply.
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