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· January, 2010

Stories about Labor from January, 2010

Japan: In Choosing a Job (or Company)

  28 January 2010

With limited work experience, how does one make the decision on which company to work for, straight out of university? The question carries weight when you take in the fact that there's a good chance that some of these students might work for that company until they retirement.

China: Avatar ordered to make way for Confucius?

  20 January 2010

DANWEI blogs about SARFT's response to the rumor that the mega-hit Avatar has been ordered to stop its run early in order to make way for Confucius. Meanwhile, workers in Guangzhou started using Avatar as their protest slogan.

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China: More Violence Over Salary Dispute

  19 January 2010

A migrant worker from Hebei was stabbed Jan. 9, resulting in the loss of a kidney, after requesting withheld salary from a subcontractor in Beijing, reports the Yangcheng Evening News.  The incident has been dubbed the “beg for salary, lose a kidney” incident by Chinese media sources. 28 year-old Gao Zhiqiang, father of three,...

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