Riot at Foxconn Factory Underscores Rift in China
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
“A spokesman for Foxconn said the company was investigating the cause of the incident. But analysts say worker unrest in China has grown more common because workers are more aware of their rights, and yet have few outlets to challenge or negotiate with their employers.” (New York Times)
One can only hope they are given freedom, including the right to associate voluntarily, rather than given a rehash of American labor law.
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