Wage Increases and Standard of Living, Improvements for Workers in the People's Republic of China
JOINT PUBLICATIONS RESEARCH SERVICE ARLINGTON VA
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The first of October 1959 was the tenth anniversary of the founding of the People s Republic of China. In this short period of history, the people of China, under the leadership of the Communist Party and the peoples governmont, have achieved major successes in the building of a socialist society, in the development of the countrys economy, and in increasing the workers standard of living. From the outset of its activity, the Communist Party and the peoples government of China demonstrated continuous concern for the maximum possible satisfaction of the material and cultural demands of the workers. This was reflected in a series of legislative acts. In 1949 the eight hour work day was established in industry, the system of worker participation in the administration of production was introduced special rules regulated relations between labor and capital and equal pay for equal work for both men and women was provided for.
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