Understanding Cambodian Labor Law


Cambodian Labor Law refers to the legal framework that regulates the rights and obligations of employers and employees in Cambodia. The Labor Law covers a wide range of issues related to employment such as recruitment, working conditions, wages, social security, occupational safety and health, and labor dispute resolution. It is designed to protect the rights of workers and promote fair working conditions, while also providing a conducive environment for businesses to operate in. The Labor Law is enforced by the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training, which is responsible for regulating and monitoring compliance with its provisions.

It is important for businesses operating in Cambodia to understand the country's Labor Law, which governs the relationship between employers and employees and sets out the legal framework for employment rights and obligations. Failure to comply with the Labor Law can result in legal action, fines, and reputational damage, which can be detrimental to a business's operations. Additionally, understanding the Labor Law can help businesses create a positive work environment that promotes fair labor practices, which can help attract and retain talented employees. Understanding the legal and ethical responsibilities of operating a business, in general, is also crucial for maintaining a positive reputation and avoiding legal issues.

This training program will provide trainees with a comprehensive overview of the legal framework governing employment in Cambodia through a combination of lectures, case studies, and interactive exercises, providing participants with a practical understanding of the Labor Law and its application in the workplace. At the end of the training, participants will have the knowledge and skills to effectively manage human resources in compliance which will ultimately help to maintain a productive and compliant workplace with the Cambodian Labor Law.


This training aims to develop the trainees a solid understanding of the rights and obligations of employers and employees under the Labor Law, as well as the legal and regulatory requirements for compliance. The training will also cover best practices for managing human resources by the Labor Law, including recruitment, performance management, and termination. Therefore, upon completion of this training program, the trainees are expected to have the ability to:

  • Ensure overall compliance with the labor law and implement auditing tools to strengthen your organization's policies and procedures
  • Apply the relevant provisions in the labor legislation in handling employee relations
  • Solve employee management issues through the implementation of the labor law, and manage your employees within your organization more effectively
  • Get updated information on legal issues that affect your organization and identify potential liability problems


The training program covers a wide range of topics, including the key provisions of the Cambodian Labor Law, employment contracts, working hours and overtime, wages and benefits, social security, occupational safety and health, and labor dispute resolution. Specifically, the training will cover the most important below 5 modules:

  • Module 1: Scope of Coverage of Labor Law
  • Module 2: Labor Contract and Terminations
  • Module 3: Labor Disputes Resolutions
  • Module 4: Strike Vs. Lock-Out
  • Module 5: Labor Compliance

Who should Attend?

This course will benefit individuals who are involved in human resource management, labor relations, or legal compliance in Cambodia. Specifically, this course is perfect for:

  • Human Resources Professional
  • Administrative and Compliance Professionals
  • Compensation and Benefits Professionals
  • Director, Manager, and Department Heads
  • General Manager and MSME Owners
  • Any professional whose role is to ensure overall compliance with the labor law, organization’s policies, and procedures in respect of the industrial relation.

Trainer's Profile

She is currently a lawyer and a member of the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia. Additionally, she serves as the Managing Director for one of the foremost law firms and works as a freelance business advisor and trainer, with more than 10 years of experience in delivering Industrial Relations programs.

Fee Charged

The course fee is USD 270.00. It is inclusive of course materials, handouts, meals, refreshments, and certificates of completion but does exclude 10% of VAT amount.

We are offering an early bird registration fee to anyone who registers earlier. Interested participants or companies are encouraged to view the course details and early bird registration deadline. For further details on early bird fee, please find the following:

  • USD 230 (Register before 12 April 2024)
  • USD 250 (Register before 22 April 2024)