Increasing Risk of Labour Strikes in China

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Description:

China is doing a fast growth with opening the door, extending international trade and cooperation, .
and introducing a foreign fund and advanced technology. .
As China will grow like this speed, the Gap between the poor and rich is getting bigger.
It already reached a dangerous level, and can trigger a social anxiety.
Workers will go on a strike to improve their wage and well-being.


Enablers:

Extend organizations of unions.
Learn advanced union cultures due to increasing investment by foreign companies.


Inhibitors:

Easily lay off workers, especially workers who can stir up a strike.
Huge workforce to be supplemented from rural communities.

Paradigms:

1) Adopted the policy of reform and opening to the outside world.
2) The country's per capita GDP has increased by five times.

Experts:

http://www.mof.gov.cn/index.htm
http://www.mof.gov.cn/english/english.htm

Timing:

The 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing

Web Resources:

htty://www.commondreams.org
Htty://www.washingtonpost.com