Amazingly, the company at the centre of last December’s story about unpaid wages to Chinese workers is involved in another dispute with a new batch of employees. Meanwhile the Ministry of Manpower helps employers underpay their workers by arranging “settlements” which offer less than what workers are entitled to. No need to refer to employment contracts or timesheets, it seems, to calculate correct amounts. Full essay.
Yawning Bread, which began in November 1996, has been running for 20 years.
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