外文标题：Nokia employees in China protest Microsoft deal
DONGGUAN, CHINA: Hundreds of workers massed outside a Nokia factory in southern China on Wednesday to protest against what they called unfair treatment following the sale of the company’s mobile phones business to Microsoft.
Lack of trust in employers has often led Chinese workers to balk at takeovers they fear will worsen employment conditions, and the confrontation in the industrial city of Dongguan marked the latest incident in a wave of industrial unrest at Chinese affiliates of foreign manufacturing firms.
Workers outside the factory gates said they were battling to change new contracts offering them worse employment terms that they said they had been forced to sign after the September deal between the US software giant and the Finnish handset maker.
“We will definitely continue to fight until we get what’s fair,” said Zhang, a young male worker who gave only his surname.
Riot police beat up four workers on Wednesday morning and took them away, several witnesses told Reuters.
Sanket Kulkarni (Bangalore)
People also want Nokia Phones, Not Microsoft Phones please
Praveen Mehta (ATP)
These guys are capable of building any duplicate products within mins.
AAM JANTA DAL ATAL (Gurgaon Haryana)
Manpoer have always been the victim by empolyers for mafaunctioning and molesting eithrer or the group or indivual of the employee, most of the time…………..
Shashikanth Balepura (Bangalore)
This is one of nuisance of an acquisition, there is no guarantee that once acquired, the old employees will have job for sure.
What?? Human rights in China?? Am i hearing correct..??
A N (Eldoret)
Now China is also going on the same path which leads to, down fall of the Industries
Oh come on you Chinese cannot protest anything. Your dictators will either kill you or you will be thrown out of the factory.
Flying High (Unknown)
Considering that all the manufacturing of the World happens in China.. Chinese workers should not be treated so badly.. lets see what happens now..
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Abhishek Panda ()
would be nice to see what happens from here on.
cedric grigory (Unknown)
Chinese workers are treated badly and hope the protest helps to get the rights they are figting for.
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Vijay Thirugnanam (Bangalore)
It is sad Chinese workers are treated badly like animals. China is full of authoritarian single party government, dictator type entrepreneurs and they squeeze maximum profits out of the workforce.
Tomsan Kattackal ()
The new contract may be a long document like the End User License Agreement (EULA) of Microsoft products. Apparently the Chinese workers read the document carefully and found out the pitfalls and traps, unlike our clicking on the [I Agree] button.
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Rajveer Khanna (Tel Aviv Yafo)
Then go and join Apple in China to get more exploited.
potterbond raul (United Kingdom)
It should be a really bad deal for the Chinese workers to protest.. They work peacefully for much less than what is offered to their Indian counterparts..
Problems of labor class people are almost same in all over world
Komatineni Komatineni (India)
what they want.. share of profits?
Working conditions in China are not good at all.
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hemkant beedkar (Ahmadnagar)
Have you got message clear Chinese friends? Americans are the most exploitery people in the world and to get rich , they uses you.
Komatineni Komatineni (India) replies to hemkant beedkar
Unfortunately without USA, even China has no market to sell their good..
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Nishi Malhotra (new delhi)
Nokia protesting Microsoft deal !!