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Cambodian Hikes Wages for Garment Workers

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Cambodia has raised the minimum wage for its garment workers by 20 percent, following a series of strikes over pay and conditions, but union leaders said Friday it was not enough.

The monthly minimum wage for the hundreds of thousands of workers who make clothes for firms such as Levi Strauss of the US and Sweden’s H&M will rise from $61 to $75, the government said.

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