Reading China: Cheap Labor and Fast Food – Hegel Chong

 14 18252111 6Fefa539F9 From Reading China blog:

Over the past few years, there are many controversies over the foreign owned fast food restaurants such as KFC and McDonald’s in China.

Recently, some part-time workers accuse them of unfair treatment including offering low wage, requiring long work hours, unequal agreement, and refusing to give workers labour contract.

New Express (Xin Kuaibao), a Guangzhou based newspaper, yesterday covered a two-month labor survey on the foreign owned fast food companies such as KFC and McDonald’s in its four full pages. According to the research, the labor conditions of them violate some Chinese law. There are a lot of problems remaining to be solved. [Full Text]

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