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Migrant workers still avoid contracts

By An Baijie | China Daily | Updated: 2013-05-28 08:06

Migrant workers still avoid contracts

Expert blames reluctance on high costs of paying for social security

Less than half of all migrant workers across China signed contracts with their employers last year, and analysts say the situation is likely to continue.

The country's migrant workforce reached 262.61 million in 2012, a year-on-year increase of 3.9 percent, according to a report released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Monday.

Migrant workers still avoid contracts

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