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Chinese Striking themselves out of Competitivity- Hello India

Posted by w_thames_the_d on July 25, 2010

China has had a ton of strikes lately, the fear is that they are raising wages so much that it will no longer be practical to work here, if this is the case, hello India.

“GUANGZHOU – Workers went on strike Wednesday at a south China factory owned by Japanese firm Omron which supplies Honda, Toyota vehicles with electronic components, demanding for higher pays, local sources said. An undetermined number of workers of Omron (Guangzhou) Automobile Electronics Co. ltd, walked off from work in their factory located in southern Chinese city of Guangzhou to press the company to raise their monthly salary from 1,300 yuan (about US$191) to 1,800 yuan.

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