11 December 2018

China acts on back wages of migrant workers, Xinhua says

China will take action to ensure migrant workers get their wages in time for the upcoming Spring Festival, Xinhua news agency reported Sunday, citing the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security. The ministry, joining hands with the Ministry of Public Security and other government bodies, have sent five inspection teams to check on the payment of migrant workers’ wages in eight provinces, the report said. Cases of back wages were mostly found in the construction sector, while catering and other labor-intensive industries also saw rising cases of delayed payments, the report said.

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