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US Boss Freed After Being Held By China Employees

Chip Starnes reaches deal on workers' severance packages

(Newser) - It's not your usual employer-employee negotiation: A US company boss held hostage by his Chinese workers for nearly a week has left the plant. Chip Starnes said his company struck a deal to pay the dozens of workers who had demanded generous severance packages—even though they weren't... More »

Angry Beijing Workers Seize American Boss

Local officials taking their side, he complains

(Newser) - "I feel like a trapped animal," an American factory boss besieged by workers at a medical supply plant in Beijing tells the AP . Chip Starnes says he has been held captive for four days by a hundred workers demanding severance packages like those given to colleagues in a... More »

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