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Labour Day

Labour Day 2024, 2025 and 2026 in Cambodia

Labour Day in Cambodia is celebrated every 1 May, as it is in much of the rest of the world. This is a holiday to celebrate the contributions of workers to the economy and society, and also a time to highlight where progress still needs to be made towards fair and safe working conditions.

20241 MayWedLabour Day
20251 MayThuLabour Day
20261 MayFriLabour Day
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Cambodia was once a Communist state, and as such, International Labour Day was considered an important public holiday. It still is today under a free economy, but the principles of free labour and workers’ rights held today give the holiday a new character.

In Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital, there is an annual Labour Day march. Some events may take place at Freedom Park far from the city centre, but others will crowd the downtown areas despite occasional limitations from the city government.

Previous Years

20231 MayMonLabour Day
20221 May to 2 MaySun to MonLabour Day
20211 MaySatLabour Day
20201 MayFriLabour Day
20191 MayWedLabour Day
20181 MayTueLabour Day
20171 MayMonLabour Day