Factory workers in southern China are protesting Nokia's recent deal to sell off its Devices business to Microsoft, according to a new report.
Workers who build Nokia products in China gathered Wednesday outside their factory to protest, saying that the contracts they were forced to sign after Nokia announced plans to sell off the Devices unit worsen employment terms, according to Reuters. In interviews with Reuters, factory workers claimed that the Microsoft buyout would hurt their compensation. One unidentified source, however, told Reuters that it was more about getting additional compensation.
Factory protests have become somewhat commonplace in China. … Read more