By  on April 18, 2014

SHANGHAI — No resolution has been reached between one of the world’s largest shoe manufacturers and tens of thousands of workers who are on strike over a benefit dispute at the company’s factories in the southern province of Guangdong.

The Taiwanese-owned Yue Yuen Holdings Ltd., which makes shoes for Nike and Adidas along with numerous other global brands, has not responded to interview requests regarding a strike among employees that began in early April and has since intensified into a widespread protest involving at least 30,000 workers in Dongguan, a manufacturing epicenter in southern China. Worker rights groups have said the strike is one of the largest in recent history in the country.

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