Made in China: Work and Wages in Walmart Supplier Factories

Anita Chan, Yu Kwan (Kaxton) Siu

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


    To date there have been many case studies and reports about the work conditions of Chinese migrant workers in factories that produce for export to the developed world. These studies have raised international concerns. This chapter focuses on the labor conditions of such workers from a new perspective. It unveils the mechanisms of “sweated labor” in China’s export industry by analyzing the relationship between wages and overtime work hours at nine Walmart supplier factories in the garment and toy industries.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationWalmart in China
    Editors Anita Chan
    Place of PublicationUnited States of America
    PublisherCornell University Press
    ISBN (Print)9780801477317
    Publication statusPublished - 2011


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