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Items tagged with "working-hours"

The Dispatch Labor System in China Questioned

29 September 2011

Click here to download this introduction in PDF format CLNT_strike_law_intro This issue of China … Labor News Translations (CLNT) features three excerpts from published Chinese-language articles on … the labor dispatch system in China. In the past several years, the use of dispatch labor has become … a contentious issue in Chinese labor relations. Under the labor dispatch system, workers sign labor … contracts with labor dispatch agencies and are then dispatched to enterprises that are recruiting

http://www.clntranslations.org/article/64/dispatch-labor-questioned


Chinese responses to Foxconn suicides

03 June 2010

Click here to download this introduction in PDF format CLNT_Foxconn_intro.pdf Foxconn has been … notorious amongst Chinese labor activists for years. Its enormous size, the strict discipline … imposed on its employees and its cramped dormitories with 3-tiered bunk beds make it stand out from … other Chinese IT factories not to mention the fact that it is the biggest manufacturer of … electronic and computer components in the world. But never has this Taiwanese corporate giant had to

http://www.clntranslations.org/article/55/foxconn


The “Migrant Worker Commander”: Zhang Quanshou and the Quanshun Labor Dispatch Company

23 July 2009

In this issue of CLNT we address the increasing use of labour dispatch in China, with particular … focus on the unusual case of a company called Quanshun. Former migrant-workers-turned-entrepreneur … Zhang Quanshou has been hailed in the Chinese media, for pioneering a new model of labour dispatch … supposed to be a win-win for workers and employers alike. Quanshun dispatches workers on-demand, to … meet the fluctuating needs of manufacturing enterprises. When workers are no longer needed, Quanshun

http://www.clntranslations.org/article/40/the-migrant-worker-commander-zhang-quanshou-and-the-quanshun-labor-dispatch-company


A new precedent: Shenzhen furniture factory worker wins two years overtime back pay

14 November 2007

Chinese migrant workers being owed wages is a problem widely recognized in China. It is so common … that we have inadvertently taken it for granted. CLNT is fortunate to have come across a recent case … study that challenges the chronic underpayment of Chinese workers. There are two main ways that … workers are owed wages: 1) underpaid or unpaid overtime; 2) wage arrears for regular work hours. The … problem is so widespread particularly concerning overtime wages – that it has become the

http://www.clntranslations.org/article/25/h4-a-new-precedent-shenzhen-furniture-factory-worker-wins-two-years-overtime-back-pay


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