China’s workers are turning from analogue slaves into digital rebels With a wave of strikes co-ordinated on social media, the migrant workforce is using 21st-century tools to fight poverty, corruption and sweated labour Source: The Guardian Close to 20 …

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China’s workers are turning from analogue slaves into digital rebels

With a wave of strikes co-ordinated on social media, the migrant workforce is using 21st-century tools to fight poverty, corruption and sweated labour

Source: The Guardian

Close to 200 MGM Macau workers complain to labour bureau

A group of about 200 casino workers from Macau-based gaming operator MGM China Holdings Ltd on Monday met with representatives from the city’s Labour Affairs Bureau to complain about the company’s pay and benefit policies.

Source: GCR Asia

iPhone 6 Factory Workers Dying of Blood Cancer in China: Report

Reports from China have revealed that at least 13 young Chinese workers in Apple’s plant that produces iPhone 6 in Shenzhen have been diagnosed with blood cancer.

Source:IBTimes

Hon Hai considers suing the Daily Mail newspaper

The Hon Hai Group said Monday night it would sue DMG Media if it fails to provide scientific evidence on the relations between Hon Hai workers suffering leukemia and their work environment in the company’s factory complex in Shenzhen.

Source: The China Post


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Jennifer Zhang is USi’s China coordinator based in Hong Kong.

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