In the West, strikes tend to be a last resort after negotiations fail. In China, workers' opening volley is often a strike.

China's new collective bargaining rule is too weak to ease labour conflicts

Aaron Halegua says Guangdong's failure to enact a strict regulation requiring employers to negotiate with disgruntled workers is a missed opportunity to stem the rising number of strikes

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In the West, strikes tend to be a last resort after negotiations fail. In China, workers' opening volley is often a strike.
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