China has long been known as the factory floor of the world, with its huge pool of low-waged workers.
But a new generation of workers is changing that landscape, demanding higher pay and better working conditions.
Workers at a Honda plant in southern China successfully staged a pay strike recently, in a possible sign of things to come for the economy.
Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett examines what that might mean for the country's future growth. (June 09, 2010)