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Posted 06 March 2014 - 12:54 PM

- http://www.reuters.c...EA250ZB20140306
Mar 6, 2014 - "More than 1,000 workers at an IBM factory in southern China have gone on strike against the terms of their transfer to Chinese PC maker Lenovo Group Ltd caused by the U.S. company's $2.3 billion sale of its low-end server business. Several workers gather outside gate of the International Business Machines Corp factory in Shenzhen on Thursday said production remains suspended for a fourth straight day... The workers want higher pay if they choose to transfer to Lenovo or higher severance packages if they choose to leave... Workers at Chinese factories are increasingly turning to protests and factory shut-downs when they feel the terms of international takeovers are not good enough or labor conditions have worsened. Hundreds of employees stopped work at a Nokia factory in Dongguan in November, complaining of changes following Nokia's sale of its mobile phone business to U.S. software giant Microsoft Corp..."
 
Democracy? Human rights? In China? Who and where do these people "THINK" they are, anyway?...
 
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