China: Thousands of Yue Yuen (Nike Adidas) Factory Workers Strike Over Unpaid Pensions

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Thousands of workers at Yue Yuen, a major shoe factory in China, at three separate plants which supply brands including Nike and Adidas, are striking over 10 years of the company’s neglect in paying into the social security for workers. Leaving pensions for workers at only 400 Yuan a month or 64 USD.

‘Tricking us’

Worker Cui Tiangang said that the company had not paid sufficient workplace insurance coverage for years – something he learned after he had injured himself at work.

“The factory has been tricking us for 10 years,” another worker said.

“The [local]government, labour bureau, social security bureau and the company were all tricking us together.”

China Labor Watch, a US-based non-governmental organisation, said the strike was “likely one of the largest Chinese worker strikes in recent history”.

“Among the more than 400 factory investigations that China Labor Watch has conducted over the past decade, not one factory bought for its workers all of the social insurance items required by Chinese law,” it saidin a statement.

Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings Limited describes itself as the world’s largest branded footwear maker. It employs more than 40,000 workers in Dongguan.

Factory conditions in China have come under increasing scrutiny in recent years, with more workers striking or rioting over low pay and poor conditions.

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