Chinese Workers Demanding Better Wages, Conditions, Real Union Protections

Lijia Zhang
AlterNet

Two weeks ago, Foxconn Technology, an electronic giant, announced it would increase its workers’ salaries by as much as 25%. The move was probably the result of pressure from the increasingly rights-conscious workers and international concerns about the factory’s working conditions. Shortly before that, Apple had sent an independent labour group to investigate its suppliers, including Foxconn.

Whatever the case, it is high time to improve the lot of workers, a marginalised group in China.

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