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create.peace Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-27-09 12:03 AM
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5. The human rights centre said workers were angry that Chen earned about 3m yuan
The workers are thought to have been fearful of further large-scale redundancies at a company that reportedly axed many jobs only a few years ago. Reports suggest Tonghua has between 20,000 and 50,000 employees.

Millions of people were laid off by state enterprises in the 1990s and workers often complain that they receive little compensation.

The human rights centre said workers were angry that Chen earned about 3m yuan (267,000) last year while Tonghua's retirees were given as little as 200 yuan a month.

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