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Article

26 Feb 2007

Author:
Tim Costello, Brendan Smith, Jeremy Brecher, Catherine Gelb, Global Movement Strategies

Chinese Labor Rights Debated

A recent report by Global Labor Strategies asserts that U.S.-based global corporations—including Wal-Mart, Google, UPS, Microsoft, Nike, AT&T, and Intel—have been acting through U.S. business organizations, including the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai and the U.S.-China Business Council, to oppose legislation that would grant new rights to Chinese workers...Japan Focus presents the commentary [by the report authors in Foreign Policy in Focus], the response from the U.S.-China Business Council spokesperson, and the authors' follow-up.