Signs of A Growing Chinese Labor Movement

China Jul 02, 2010 No Comments

China’s got a big – and growing – labor problem.

Recent workplace disputes in China have highlighted a growing and unexpectedly influential labor movement in the Asian country, leading some to believe Chinese society is making a fundamental long-term transition away from being the world's vast pool of cheap labor .

Companies who have relied on China for cheap labor have also begun to notice, and a small but growing percentage are now looking at moving operations elsewhere to cheaper labor markets such as Vietnam or India.

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