FAQ

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Do employers have to obtain workers from Sanco?

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No, our labor supply services are not mandatory; employers can secure workers directly from various sources.

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How much does Sanco charge for its labor supply service per month?

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Sanco charges $1 per day per worker up to a maximum of 26 days per month. The total monthly fee per worker is $26.

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What are the “advantages” of obtaining workers from Sanco?

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Sanco will perform all the necessary functions to ensure that our clients employ workers which are suitable for the required positions. We perform activities such as mass recruitment, screening, training and resolving issues. In addition, we will replace any workers which are not suitable for the clients within a timely fashion.

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How many workers can Sanco supply to the employers?

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Sanco has a wide spectrum of networks across Cambodia and surrounding areas. The number of workers in which Sanco can supply to our client is unlimited. We can provide up to tens of thousands of workers upon request.

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What is the best mechanism to prevent worker unrest?

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Worker unrest caused by many factors and in some cases are not controllable by either parties, having said that, however, the best strategy to minimize workers unrest is to ensure workers are well taking care of in terms of financially, and socially. The working conditions and effective communications are imperative to create a healthy and productive working environment. Workers’ well being shall be incorporation.

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Do foreign workers need work visa?

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Yes, foreign workers need to apply for work visa in order to work in Cambodia. Foreign workers can apply for work visa up to 1 year with renewal option.

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Can zone investors employ foreign workers?

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Yes, the law required zone investors to employ foreign worker up to 10% of total head counts. For example, if the total head counts are 1000, then zone investor can employ 100 foreign workers.

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How many working hours allowed per week?

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The law required each employee to work 48 hours per week; any additional working hours shall be considered as Over Time.

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What is the over time/holiday policy?

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The law required employers to pay 150% in over time for employees who are working more than 48 hours per week and 200% for those who working during national holidays.

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In what currency should employers pay their employees?

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Generally, the employers can pay their employees in Khmer Riel, however, the employers have the options to pay their employees in United States currency as well.