RULE and the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training Successfully Organize a Symposium on Labor Law in a Digital World on November 16th

On November 16th, from 8am. to 5.30pm. at the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training (MoLVT), RULE and MoLVT have successfully co-organized a symposium on the theme of ”Labor Law in a Digital World: the Case of Remote Labor and Digital Workers” in French language, as a result of the Tonlé Sap Project, a scientific partnership involving legal research units specialized in labor law from France and Cambodia.

The symposium involved the following organizers:

-H.E. Sovann Vannaroth, Secretary of State of the MoLVT;

-H.E. Lim Suy Hong, Under-Secretary of State of the MoLVT;

-Mr. Laurent Mesmann, Head of the French Cooperation Department at RULE;

-Pr. Dr. Marie-Cécile Escande-Varniol, Emeritus Professor at Université Lumière Lyon II.

Various aspects of the relationship between labor law and the digital economy were discussed, especially on remote working as an emerging labor modality:

-Pr. Dr. Cécile Nicod, associate professor at Université Lumière Lyon II;

-Mrs. Oeurn Sambo, officer of the French Pole of Cooperation at RULE;

-Mr. Huon Sokpheaneath, deputy director of the General Labor Department;

-Pr. Dr. Nicolas Moizard, professor from Université de Strasbourg.

In addition, the afternoon thematic session focused on the relationship between labor law and emerging labor practices:

-Mrs. Sylvaine Laulom, attorney-at-law at the French Cour de Cassation;

-Pr. Dr. Marie-Cécile Escande-Varniol, Emeritus Professor at Université Lumière Lyon II;

-Associate Pr. Dr. Matthieu Vicente, Université de Montpellier;

-Mr. Ang Sengly, Head of the Department of Disputes Resolution;

-Mr. Phun Sopheak, director, National Institute of Labor.

RULE would like to address its gratitude to all those involved in a project of this magnitude, especially its French partners and friends at the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training.

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