Chinese Factory Workers Protest

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Added: 11-12-2008
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<br />CHAN:<br />Hundreds of Chinese workers hold a peaceful protest outside two factories in Shanghai. They have been warned to disperse but they insist on being paid after the company's production line was shut down. Here's more.<br /><br />STORY:<br />The downturn in China's economy and slowdown in manufacturing is deepening as the global financial crisis spreads and export markets slow.<br /><br />The slowdown is building pressure everywhere and police are warning workers not to protest their rights. At this factory it's the third day of protests, with workers seeking extra pay for working in a high temperature environment as well as overtime benefits.<br /><br />[Yuan Lei, Factory Worker]:<br />

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