Chinese Labor Strike: 5,000 Workers Strike At Factory

  • China's Yue Yuen shoe factory workers in large strike ...

    Apr 15, 2014· China's Yue Yuen shoe factory workers in large strike. Thousands of workers at a major shoe factory in China, which supplies brands including Nike and Adidas, are striking over social security ...

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  • How Chinese American Women Changed U.S. Labor History ...

    May 01, 2019· Workers were furious and resistance in everyday conversations filled the subways, grocery stores and homes. Threat of a strike became a greater reality. Workers soon joined together, speaking on radio stations, phone banking, handing out leaflets in the streets to organize and mobilize fellow workers to join the strike.

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  • Workers strike at Foxconn China factory after HP order cut ...

    Oct 09, 2014· Workers strike at Foxconn China factory after HP order cut -labour watchdog. BEIJING/TAIPEI, Oct 9 (Reuters) - More than 1,000 employees went on strike at a China factory owned by Hon Hai ...

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  • Why China Has Strikes Without Unions - The American Prospect

    Jun 27, 2014· The following year, workers at the City Watch factory went on strike, demanding to be compensated for the unpaid hour that managers imposed on them every day. The workers and their attorney sat down with management-another first in Chinese labor relations-and came away with an agreement to pay them for those hours.

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  • A Study of the North Adams Labor Strike of 1870 ...

    In 1870 Calvin T. Sampson a North Adams, Massachusetts shoe manufacturer brought 75 Chinese workers from California to break a strike called by the Knights of St. Crispin at his shoe factory. The incident sparked widespread working-class protest across the country, shaped legislative debate in Congress, and helped make Chinese immigration a ...

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  • Chinese factory strike portends global workplace changes ...

    Apr 28, 2014· Over the past two weeks, tens of thousands of workers have staged a massive strike at a shoe factory in Dongguan, a city situated between Guangzhou and Shenzhen, in the heart of the Pearl River Delta, and the center of China’s export manufacturing boom.. Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings, the Taiwanese-owned, Hong Kong–headquartered firm that owns the …

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  • Labor Organizing Changed the Hawaiian Islands Forever ...

    In 1909, about 5,000 Japanese workers — roughly 70 percent of the plantation employees — went on strike. Growers quickly hired Chinese, Hawaiian, Korean, and Portuguese strike-breakers at $1.50 a day, more than twice the going rate.

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  • 2010 Chinese labour unrest - Wikipedia

    The 2010 Chinese labour unrest was a series of labour disputes, strike actions, and protests in the south of the People's Republic of China that saw striking workers successfully receive higher pay packages.. Among the incidents were a string of employee suicides at Taiwan-owned electronics manufacturer Foxconn and strike actions at Honda factories in Guangdong province, both of which …

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  • Worker Riot in Taiyuan, China, Closes Foxconn Plant for a ...

    Sep 24, 2012· Earlier this year, workers staged a short strike over salary; last October, the local government urged Foxconn to stop emitting noxious fumes that were disturbing locals living near the factory. What exactly caused the Sept. 23 Taiyuan riot is still unclear.

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  • Up to 5,000 factory staff in China on strike at company ...

    Mar 18, 2015· Up to 5,000 workers were on strike yesterday at the world's largest sports shoe maker, which supplies global brands including Nike and Adidas. ... Up to 5,000 factory staff in China on strike …

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  • China: Increasing number of strikes & protests take place ...

    Feb 05, 2016· China: Some workers ditch new year holidays to protest over unpaid wages Date: 10 Feb 2016 Content Type: Article; China: No protests upon closure of Xing Ang Shoe Factory, as workers are happy with promised legal severance pay & benefits Date: 5 Feb 2016 Content Type: Article; Chinese companies in trouble withhold wages and illuminate economic ...

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  • Chinese factory workers strike over benefits | Financial Times

    Dongguan recently moved to restrict the circumstances under which workers may draw down their housing funds, sparking a 5,000-strong strike at another factory …

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  • Honda factory workers in China strike over pay and ...

    Jun 11, 2010· Riot police stand by outside a Honda factory as workers go on strike in Zhongshan, Guangdong. Around 500 striking workers are holding out for …

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  • China's Yue Yuen shoe factory workers in large strike ...

    Apr 15, 2014· China's Yue Yuen shoe factory workers in large strike. Thousands of workers at a major shoe factory in China, which supplies brands including Nike and Adidas, are …

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  • Thousands of China workers on strike - BBC News

    Thousands of China workers on strike. Close. Labour disputes pop up regularly in China, but one strike in the southern Chinese city of Dongguan is attracting attention because of …

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  • Chinese factory workers strike over benefits | Financial Times

    Dongguan recently moved to restrict the circumstances under which workers may draw down their housing funds, sparking a 5,000-strong strike at another factory in the area last week. “We are at ...

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  • 5 Facts About Workers' Rights in China | The Borgen Project

    Sep 30, 2018· Labor activists are changing the landscape – But Chinese workers are standing up. Approximately 600 worker strikes or protests were reported in 2017 alone, but estimates accounting for unreported strikes in recent years are even higher. In 2010, it was China’s youth that led the way.

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  • 5,000-Worker Strike at Dongguan Stella Footwear Factory

    Mar 10, 2015· FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK – Workers at the Stella Footwear factory have been on strike since March 8 over unpaid social benefits, and as of March 9 and 10, approximately 5,000 workers have been participating. The factory is located in Chang’an Township of Dongguan City.

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  • At Multinationals, Chinese Factory Workers Strike for ...

    Jul 02, 2015· Ironically, the same day the Ningbo strike began, 275 workers went on strike at another plant owned by the same company in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. They had voted down a tentative agreement negotiated by their union, the Thompson Products Employees’ Association, that …

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  • Garment Workers Have Organized Strikes for Over 100 Years ...

    Mar 08, 2019· Over a century of labor organizing continues as workers in southeast Asia fight for their rights in modern times. ... Bangladeshi and Indonesian garment-factory workers who ... the strike, 5,000 ...

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  • The 2016–2020 Ashulia Strike Cases: Garment Worker Union ...

    Following a January 2019 demonstration, factory bosses reportedly fired at least 5,000 low-paid garment workers for global brands, and authorities allegedly used the strikes as the basis to arrest national union federation leaders and labor activists, and …

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  • Chinese Regime Cracks Down on Workers’ Mass Protest in ...

    Mar 21, 2021· According to Hong Kong-based NGO China Labor Bulletin, in the six months leading up to March 20, there have been 502 strikes and 277 calls for help from workers regarding labor …

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  • Adidas shifts orders after massive strike at Chinese shoe ...

    Apr 25, 2014· Workers have walked off the job at one of the world’s largest shoe factories, leading apparel maker Adidas to temporarily shift its production. As many as 50,000 employees are on strike at Yue ...

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  • Foxconn workers on strike over iPhone 5 production, labor ...

    Oct 06, 2012· The strike at Foxconn's Zhengzhou factory began at 1 p.m. local time and involved 3,000 to 4,000 workers, according to New York-based China Labor Watch, which said it received its information from ...

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  • China's factories automate as worker shortage looms

    Apr 09, 2021· Workers assemble vehicles primarily for the domestic market at a factory operated by Daimler-BAIC Motor’s joint venture, Beijing Benz Automotive (BBAC). BEIJING — Factories in China are ...

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