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Factory Stories: Will you make payments to a pension insurance fund? – State policy and workers’ misgivings

This worker’s story by Wang Xiaolin was published in Factory Stories #5 (September 2012): “This article discusses another aspect of the workers’ misgivings: the state has been ignoring the workers interests for a long time, and the policies that are allegedly “to the benefit of the people” are capricious and – when implemented – deficient…” Continue reading

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工厂龙门阵:要不要买养老保险?

工厂龙门阵 (第 4期 ,2012年7月):“新闻说要延迟退休,男的 65岁,女的 60 岁!”同事阿芹刚进办公室就冲着阿铃嚷道。 Continue reading

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Factory Stories: Will you make payments to a pension insurance fund?

This worker’s story by Wang Xiaolin was published in Factory Stories #4 (July 2012): “‘On the news they said that the retirement age will be will be raised, for men to 65, and for women to 60!’ Ah-Qin burst out to her colleague, Ah-Ling, as soon as she entered the office…” Continue reading

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工厂龙门阵:家乡工业区走访

工厂龙门阵 (第 3 期 ,2012年5月):河北的一个县城。基本都是从事标准件行业。有半成品加工厂,镀锌厂,成品加工门市,出售产品门市及出售各种加工机器的门市等等。 Continue reading

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Factory Stories: Visiting the Industrial Zone at Home

This worker’s story by Lang Zi was published in Factory Stories #3 (May 2012): “A county town in Hebei province. Almost everybody is engaged in the standard parts industry. There are processing plants for semi-finished products, galvanizing plants, outlet stores for finished products, stores for products and all kinds of processing machinery, etc. In total, there are more than one hundred processing plants and outlet stores…” Continue reading

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工厂龙门阵:富厂皇宫

工厂龙门阵 (第 7 期 ,2013年4月):年底盘点,按生产安排把货赶完之后,已经待料休息两天了。 Continue reading

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Factory Stories: The Fu Factory Palace

This worker’s story by Chengcheng was published in Factory Stories #7 (April 2013): “After the year-end inventory, when the production of goods had finished according to the production plan, there was nothing to do for two days…” Continue reading

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工厂龙门阵:从社保看国家、资本、劳动者的利益纠葛

工厂龙门阵 (第 6 期 ,2012年11月):社保的作用,是保证工人在丧失或无法出售劳动力的期间,仍能维持生活。 Continue reading

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Factory Stories: The conflict of interests between the state, capital, and workers regarding social insurance

This worker’s story by Wang Xiaolin was published in Factory Stories #6 (November 2012): “The function of social insurance is to protect workers if they lose their job or to make sure that they can still maintain a livelihood if they aren’t able to sell their labor power…” Continue reading

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工厂龙门阵:工厂心情(2篇)

工厂龙门阵 (第 4期 ,2012年7月):我5月5号进厂,到现在快一个月了。进厂之前就听说厂里很累,开始不相信,现在信了。这里真的太累了,每天定的产量都非常高,工作量很大。 Continue reading

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