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China: Workers Stage Series of Protests and Strikes Against Wal-Mart

HeadlineNov 18, 2016

In China, workers have staged a series of strikes and protests against Wal-Mart, demanding better pay and working conditions. At least 20,000 of Wal-Mart’s workers in China have joined messaging groups, such as WeChat, in order to coordinate organizing against the company. This comes amid a wave of labor organizing in China’s service sector. Since July, workers have organized more than 120 protests and strikes targeting service companies, including Wal-Mart.

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