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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

"Patriotic" Chinese companies warns that workers who buy iPhone 7 will be fired

Iphone firing

Here's the story from the South China Morning Post. What the company seems to have forgotten in its patriotic indignation is that China actually has some employment laws that forbid employers from firing employees simply on a whim - especially if they have long-term contracts, which after a certain period of time all of them will have.

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/2016/07/patriotic-chinese-companies-warns-that-workers-who-buy-iphone-7-will-be-fired.html

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This kind of ultra-nationalism reminds us of the Cultural Revolution.

Posted by: Frankie Leung | Jul 20, 2016 11:23:21 PM

Everyone is affected by global issues. So I hope that no workers will get fired because of them.

Posted by: David Bjornson | Aug 5, 2016 1:09:10 PM

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