» 11/03/2005, 00.00
Shenzhen: Italian supervisor beats workers protesting salary cut
The firm's sales director says: "An exaggerated incident. This is not a wage cut but a redistribution of the salary grid". The workers charge: "They are racist. They treat us like slaves."
Hundreds of workers protest company beatings
Supervisors of DeCoro company in Shenzhen have been accused to ill treating three employees who refused to accept salary cuts. The police said the five attackers have been arrested. There were disputes between workers and this company already in 2005.
Workers strike for right to unionise
Protests are aimed at a Japanese company. Authorities block demonstrators to prevent violent anti-Japanese rallies.
China's Muslims to the rescue of Henan's Hui minority
24/08/2005 TAIWAN THAILAND
Thai workers revolt in Taiwan
The workers are paid by 'substitute money' valid only in a few shops owned by the company which employs them; those working late are denied their dinner.
06/09/2005 TAIWAN THAILAND
Taiwanese labour minister resigns after Thai workers riot
Subway workers were protesting unjust working conditions. Prosecutors in Kaohsiung are looking into allegations of government corruption.
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