Reuters’ Paul Carsten reports that over 1,000 workers at a Foxconn factory in Chongqing went...
by Josh Rudolph | Dec 5, 2013
With scores of recent graduates joining the ranks of Chinese youth competing for a limited number...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 26, 2013
At The Wall Street Journal, Bob Davis describes how prestige and security are driving fresh graduates towards jobs in government or state-owned enterprises, rather than private companies or entrepreneurship: Over the past...
by Paulina Hartono | Jul 13, 2010
The New York Times reports on the rising demands of Chinese workers: In recent months, as the country’s export-driven juggernaut has been revived and many migrants have found jobs closer to home, the balance of power in places...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 9, 2010
Over the weekend, The New York Times website held an online forum over the topic of employment in China. Participants included: * C. Cindy Fan, associate dean of social sciences, U.C.L.A.; Yasheng Huang, professor of political...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 8, 2010
A report in the Oregonian says that, despite activists’ concerns over labor abuses, migrant workers are funding an economic boom in rural China: Improved living standards don’t negate criticism by activists who...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 30, 2009
Fears over massive unemployment have now turned into labor shortages as factory owners search for migrant workers who returned home after the financial crisis hit, Reuters reports: Only a few months ago, such factories were...
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