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Low wages anger workers
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Jan '08
Last year, many workers of foreign invested company went on strike on the issues of low wages. The same movement is repeated this year as well. This Thursday, workers of CCH Top company, the Taiwan financed textile plant joined the league.

On January 3, workers of the Ho Chi Minh City based plant walked out claiming a new basic monthly salary of 1.070 million dong (about $67), fixed from the New Year, day was too low. Employees believe that with the rising consumer prices, this meager income will not help them to even survive.

For last one year, Vietnam a primary producer of textiles, garments and footwear is suffering major losses due to these strikes.

There are few other companies who are facing the consequences of workers wild cat strikes. On Wednesday, some 1,480 textile workers went on strike at the South Korean-owned Sh Vina Company in Long An province.

Japanese-owned Mitsuba M-Tech also experienced the same with around 500 workers, and some 1,200 workers stopped working at the Taiwan-Vietnamese Duc Thanh II footwear plant in Dong Nai.

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