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China: Amid spread of novel coronavirus, workers struggle to keep Wuhan functioning under limited supply of protective gears
Author: China Labour Bulletin (Hong Kong)
“The workers striving behind the scenes to combat the coronavirus in Wuhan”, 4 February 2020...
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Author: Julie Irvine, Economia
"Investors demand FTSE companies pay the Living Wage", 28 November 2019...
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UK: Council passes motion condemning shift changes for JD Sports warehouse workers, described as ‘a prison sentence’
Author: Nick Statham, Manchester Evening News
"'It's more like a prison sentence'... JD Sports urged to rethink Rochdale warehouse shifts after hundreds of complaints", 18 October 2019...
Author: Jason Li, 88 Bar
Among the millions of people employed in China's booming technology industry, a growing number are expressing discontent with the long hours…[A] group of Chinese tech workers published 996.ICU: an online letter and GitHub repository decrying a practice...
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Author: Cate Cadell, Reuters
Chinese technology workers are protesting online against grueling overtime hours at some companies, a rare push back against the work culture in the country’s tech industry....
Author: Lee Yuan & Daisuke Wakabayashi, New York Times
Google withdrew from China eight years ago to protest the country’s censorship and online hacking. Now, the internet giant is working on a censored search engine for China that will filter websites and search terms that are blacklisted by the Chinese...
China: Citywide clean-up campaign after housing block fire forces thousands of migrants to leave Beijing, some companies provide support
Tens of thousands of migrant workers are being forced out of their homes in Beijing under a citywide clean-up campaign in the aftermath of a fire that killed over a dozen people... Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com has informed its migrant-worker...
China: Some companies provide migrant workers with temporary housing and vehicles amid Beijing city's mass evictions of migrant workers as part of housing safety measures
Author: Zheping Huang, Quartz
"What you need to know about Beijing’s crackdown on its “low-end population”", 27 Nov 2017...
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