Police break-up strikes in China

From Jonathan Lassen <jonathan.lassen@gmail.com>
Date Sat, 8 Oct 2005 10:16:52 -0400
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From WSWS:

Police break-up strikes in China

News has emerged that about 10,000 Chinese workers at several Japanese
companies in Dalian, a major industrial city and port on the northeast
coast of China, were forced to end a series of strikes between late
July and August after city authorities called in the police. Workers
walked off the job for several days at each company, including Canon,
Mitsubishi, Toshiba and Toto, to demand higher pay or better
conditions in the companies' dining halls and living quarters.


The overseas (hostile) Chinese press says 30,000 workers were
involved, among more than 10 firms, and says the walkouts happened in