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Massive strike by footwear workers in Dongguan

Yue Yuen is the largest manufacturer of shoes for Nike and other global brands

40,000 workers paralyse production at world’s largest sports shoe maker as labour disputes soar in China chinaworker.info reporters Workers at six out of ten factories in Dongguan owned by Taiwanese multinational Yue Yuen have been on strike for the past three days after discovering the company has not been paying legally required levels of […]

Taiwan: Occupation of parliament ends after 24 days

Taiwan: Occupation of parliament ends after 24 days

What are the lessons of the island’s ‘sunflower movement’? Taiwan has witnessed an unprecedented mass protest movement since 18 March when around 200 students occupied the main chamber of the Legislative Yuan (parliament) to stop the ratification of the contentious Cross-Strait Service Trade Agreement (CSSTA) between Taiwan and China. The […]

Taiwan: Half a million on the streets against Ma

Taiwan: Half a million on the streets against Ma

Demonstrators call for trade pact to be withdrawn and for president to step down CWI reporters in Taipei This was the biggest demonstration in Taiwan’s history. In a clear sign that the island’s mass protest movement is gaining rather than losing momentum, 500,000 people thronged the streets of downtown Taipei […]

Zhejiang: Hospital workers’ strike a call for change

Zhejiang: Hospital workers’ strike a call for change

Brutal attacks on doctors and nurses is a sign of a broken healthcare system Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info Several hundred Zhejiang hospital workers in white coats walked out on strike on 28 October. The staff at Wenling’s No. 1 People’s Hospital were mourning their colleague, Wang Yunjie, who three days earlier was stabbed […]

South Africa: Limpopo WASP Launch

South Africa: Limpopo WASP Launch

Workers, Communities and trade unionists unify their struggle Meschak Komani, first published by WASP On Wednesday August 3rd the Sefateng Stadium in Atok was filled with revolutionary