As Chinese parents panic about the tainted milk -- which authorities now admit began in late 2007 -- that has killed four and sickened more than 53,000 children, the fallout is breathing new life into an ancient profession. Wages for Chinese wet nurses, who post online ads and sign up at housework agencies around the country, have doubled since the milk crisis began on Sept. 12. They now run as high as 18,000 yuan a month.
Wednesday, September 24, 2008
China: Equal Pay for Equal Work
... err, or something like that. Women able to lactate are now able to make big bucks in The Land Where The Infrastructure Shines Like Gold. It turns out their milk powder was tainted by poisonous chemicals and it's making the babies sick.
God bless the Chinese. Their amazingly wonderful infrastructure has managed to create high-paying, green jobs that raise women out of poverty. It's a triple play!