BEIJING — For the millions of migrant workers who staff China’s production lines, labor rights have always been a tricky business.
Long hours, low pay and lax regulation have long been problematic for workers, and now a new disturbing trend appears to be emerging in China’s manufacturing heartland: factories that uproot and move their shops overnight, leaving behind thousands of unpaid employees and large debts. Labor rights groups, such as the Hong Kong-based China Labor Bulletin, that monitor the Pearl River Delta manufacturing center say there has been an upswing in these cases over the past year in and around Guangdong province.
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