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1 Okt 2006

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Global Labor Strategies

[PDF] full report: "Behind the Great Wall of China"

US-based corporations are opposing legislation to give Chinese workers new labor rights. US-based global corporations like Wal-Mart, Google, UPS, Microsoft, Nike, AT&T, and Intel, acting through US business organizations like the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai and the US-China Business Council, are actively lobbying against the new legislation. They are also threatening that foreign corporations will withdraw from China if it is passed...This campaign is being conducted directly by large corporations like General Electric and Procter & Gamble, which have directly addressed Chinese lawmakers...This campaign is promoted publicly by three major organizations representing foreign corporations operating in China: The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai...The US-China Business Council...The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China...

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