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Danish factory accused of union busting in China

Author: Peter Rasmussen, in 3F, United Federation of Danish Workers, Published on: 21 August 2008

Trade unionists sacked. No employment contracts. No respect for the courts. These are some of the accusations levelled by a local union at Ole Wolff Electronics, a Danish-owned electronics factory in the city of Yantai...[in] China. Ole Wolff Electronics refuses to recognise a workplace union formed by the employees as a result of their dissatisfaction with conditions at the plant. Instead, the factory management decided to dismis six of the union activists, according to labour researcher Au Loong-Yu of the Hong-Kong-based NGO Globalization Monitor...courts...have since ordered Ole Wolff...to reinstate the six sacked workers, but the factory continues to deny them access...'Not my responsibility,' says...[t]he company's owner and CEO in Denmark...'I don't know the whole truth about what's going on over there, so I can't say so much about the matter...'...

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