Then, 2 college students were beaten up by the ”Labor Dispatch Company“ while begging for wages, but "fortunately" 10 years ago such an incident would have been widely reported by the media and even made into a feature story. 1…
Now, under Xi's leadership, such things are still happening on a large scale, but the difference is that they are no longer reported on the same scale as before. 2
For example, recently in Chengdu, Foxconn's hiring agent owed its workers several months' wages, but only published an insignificant report in the mainstream media that made no mention of the non-payment of wages. 3…
In recent years, China's labour problems have not been properly addressed, and the law on unpaid wages is virtually non-existent. 4
Many technical colleges and universities cooperate with labour dispatching companies and their monopoly of the labour market, resulting in serious problems of overtime, unpaid wages (students are forced to be sent to factories in exchange for credits).5…
The forced labour dispatching of students is common and often reported, but until now there has been no sign of a solution and the inequities are even greater for special groups like migrant workers(Because of the Hukou system).6…
In addition to the above-mentioned problems, there are also various other problems such as forced labour in prisons, forced labour dispatch of ethnic minorities, and companies working intensive overtime without paying overtime. 7
There are laws governing almost every one of these issues, but the fact is that people generally do not comply, especially large corporations, because they are a source of revenue for the local government, which often supports them in exploiting workers and punishing protesters.8

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