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Chinese factory workers demand better pay and conditions.

The current economic recession is expected to produce a large amount of labor workers probably bringing their sentiments in the street protest in China.

A large number of laborers from Yucheng Footwear Factory in Dongguan, a manufacturing hub in Guangdong province, battled against the police last week, to shout out their demand for increase their salary.

18 employees are laid off by the factory managers and there are some laborers diminished their overtime pay after a downfall of overseas orders.

One of the workers quoted that “the slow down strike is still ongoing, but there is no place to show their protest because the police is strictly mobilizing on the areas especially on the streets.”

During the clash of the protester against the police twelve laborers are injured and immediately send to the hospital for medication.

The protests will one of the many problems that might hit the manufacturers operating in the Guangdong province.

Geoffrey Crothall of China Labor Bulletin claimed that this would preferably the worst labor activism since the waves of strikes that knock Chinese manufacturers in summer 2010.

Also the workers of Toyota and Honda motors plants in southern part of China went on strike that impaired the plant’s production and forcing to increase the pay.

Experts believe that the protest of the workers will lessen the employer’s profit.

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