CHINA: The Working Man Strikes Back Nationwide Strikes


In this image taken from APTN video shot on March 26, 2015, Shi Jieying talks from her sickbed after she was hospitalized with heart trouble at Nanlang hospital in Zhongshan city in southern China‚Äôs Guangdong Province. Timid by nature, Shi took a risk in March and joined fellow workers in a strike at her handbagContinue reading “CHINA: The Working Man Strikes Back Nationwide Strikes”

Germany: Burger King closes 89 franchises over scandals


WFollowing earlier reports of poor hygiene, the fast food giant announced Wednesday that it was terminating contracts for 89 franchised outlets because of continued poor treatment of staff. The move was effective immediately, Burger King Europe said at its Munich offices. But German franchise holder Yi-Ko said it will keep operating the outlets at leastContinue reading “Germany: Burger King closes 89 franchises over scandals”