Categories: Labor

Apple Supplier Foxconn's Boss Wins Support

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on August 16

Terry Gou, the embattled boss of Apple's outsourcing manufacturer Foxconn (part of Hon Hai Precision Industry) has an unlikely ally in media tycoon Jimmy Lai. Lai's chairman of Next Media,...

Rioting Chinese Steel Workers Kill Boss Over Layoffs

Posted by: Frederik Balfour on July 27

Some 30,000 angry Chinese workers staged a riot at a steel factory in China that resulted in its boss getting beaten to death, underscoring just how quickly economic problems can...

Taking China's Labor Union Seriously

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on April 01

The China Labour Bulletin (based in Hong Kong, hence the British spelling) has come out with a report on the All-China Federation of Trade Unions, the Chinese government's official union...

Will Toyota Cut U.S., British workers?

Posted by: Ian Rowley on January 22

Last summer Toyota won plaudits for not laying off workers when it shuttered plants to reorganize U.S. production. Instead of cutting its headcount, workers undertook extra training, helped out at...

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