Over 5,000 go on strike in Sino-US JV in Shandong over unwished acquisition

The employees of a Sino-US joint venture in East China's Shandong province have continued their massive strike for more than two weeks in protest against a planned acquisition of the parent company by an Indian firm. More than 5,000 workers at Cooper Chengshan (Shandong) Tire Co., Ltd. (CCT) in the city of Rongcheng have halted production since July 13 to vent their discontent over the highly leveraged acquisition of the Cooper Tire & Rubber Company by India-based Apollo Tyres Ltd. The strike is the second to occur since the joint venture's parent company Cooper announced it
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