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Chinese Workers

How To Be Happier At Work

Heather Franzese | Posted 10.21.2014 | Impact
Heather Franzese

We also found that simply having a chance to give feedback boosts happiness on the job. Workers appreciate having an anonymous channel, through their mobile phone, to report on sensitive issues like their views of management.

Chinese Ships Evacuate Hundreds After Vietnam Riots

AP | HAU DINH and CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 07.19.2014 | World

VUNG ANG, Vietnam (AP) — Watched over by riot police, more than 3,000 Chinese workers left Vietnam on Monday on ships chartered by their government ...

Chinese Workers Holding U.S. Boss Hostage: We Haven't Been Paid In Months!

AP | By LOUISE WATT | Posted 08.25.2013 | Business

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese workers keeping an American executive confined to his Beijing medical supply factory said Tuesday that they had not been paid...

Workers Hold Managers Hostage Over 2-Minute Bathroom Breaks

AP | Posted 01.22.2013 | Business

BEIJING -- Hundreds of Chinese factory workers angry about strictly timed bathroom breaks and fines for starting work late held their Japanese and Chi...

Chinese Workers No Longer Thrilled To Just Have Jobs

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 09.25.2012 | Business

Thing One: Riot In China: It looks like maybe Chinese workers aren't so thrilled any more to just have jobs. Earlier this year, when labor condit...

Why Chinese Workers May Be Getting Paid More

AP | JOE McDONALD and MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.30.2012 | Business

BEIJING — Consumers probably won't have to pay more for iPads, iPhones and other popular consumer electronics despite a Chinese company's pledge...

As Cheap Chinese Labor Gets More Expensive, Companies Consider Moving Elsewhere

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2012 | Business

By Lucy Hornby and Don Durfee BEIJING, March 26 (Reuters) - U.S. lawnmower manufacturer Briggs & Stratton is used to worrying abou...

The Lives of Chinese Migrant Workers: An Interview With Author Michelle Dammon Loyalka

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 05.08.2012 | Books
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Loyalka's new book zeroes in on the experiences of workers not in one of China's coastal boom towns or in Beijing but in the much less frequently written about inland metropolis of Xi'an.

Apple Guarantee

Jeff Danziger | Posted 03.30.2012 | Technology
Jeff Danziger


Eco Etiquette: Is 'Made In America' Better For The Environment?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 03.26.2012 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Does buying American-made also help the environment, as your friend suggests? As a general rule, I believe it does.

Commercial Disobedience

Mark Cassello | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics
Mark Cassello

Decades of thoughtless purchasing decisions have engorged powerful, exploitive, and reckless corporations. In turn, these corporations have gained undue influence over the American political process.

End Of The Cheap 'Made-In-China' Era Sends Companies Scrambling For Options

AP | ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SHANGHAI — Factory workers demanding better wages and working conditions are hastening the eventual end of an era of cheap costs that helped mak...

Chinese Workers

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeff Danziger


Could Rising Wages in China Boost American Cities?

Amy Traub | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Amy Traub

Increasing wages in China represent a step toward more balanced world trade, and it's a good thing for Chinese workers and their American counterparts.

Steve Jobs, Chinese Jobs

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


TIME Person Of The Year 2009: See The List (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

TIME Managing Editor Rick Stengel previewed the TIME Person of the Year shortlist on the "Today" show Monday morning. The magazine's selection will b...

The China Question: To Beg or to Blog?

Steve Posner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Posner

Mao's successors in the Communist Party are offering the Chinese people food but not freedom, and many are happy to take the deal.