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Workers mass at Shanghai factory in latest unrest

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had not paid the legally required amount of compensation to workers, who were laid off without notice

The question arises: is this practice toleraterd in China? Can't the workers go to some government agency and ask for assistance? Considering that the factory is right smack in Shanghai, I thought that police and other government assistance should be close by.

But 3 days strike (and probably still ongoing) and bruises caused by police beatings? Wow.

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Occupy Shanghai.

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I think this is fantastic. Implosion is around the corner.

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About time!! They are all getting screwed by a few super rich people in China!!

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In answer to a previous question, yes there is a statutory redundancy pay, which is usually rigorusly enforced for foriegn companies such as this, so I am a bit suprised, By the way I currently live in Shanghai, and this is the first I have heard of the troubles.

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So Jasper, this is NOT being reported IN China??

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