Chimei Innolux Strike in Shanghai

10:26 Jun 11 2010 Shanghai China

From Taipei Times:

Chimei Innolux Corp (奇美電子), the nation’s largest LCD panel maker, yesterday said it had resolved a minor labor dispute at its Shanghai factory, dismissing speculation that controversy over wage hikes triggered the strike.

The incident drew media attention amid reports of rising labor disputes in China, the world’s workshop because of low labor costs.

Chimei Innolux said that the dispute caused only a brief disruption at the plant, which it acquired from handset display maker TPO Display Co (統寶光電) in March.

“This does not have direct link to the issue of a pay raise,” company spokesman Eddie Chen (陳彥松) said in a filing to the Taiwan Stock Exchange.

“After communicating with employees, the controversy has been resolved and operations are back to normal,” Chen said.

Some workers at the Shanghai factory demanded information about potential job adjustments in the wake of the three-way merger between Chi Mei Optoelectronics Corp (奇美電子), TPO and Innolux Display Corp (群創光電), the company said.

From Reuters:

Workers at a Shanghai-based unit of Taiwan LCD maker Chimei Innolux briefly went on strike to demand more benefits, but the dispute was settled and work resumed, said a person who answered the phone at the factory but declined to give his name.
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