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1 November 2011

[PDF] Out of focus: Labour rights in Vietnam's digital camera factories

Author: Swedwatch & SOMO

Multinational electronics companies have been keen to invest in production facilities in Vietnam in recent years. However, in the past decade their biggest incentive - cheap labour - and laws restricting dialogue between workforce and employers have...

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24 June 2008

An Uncertain Victory for China’s Workers [China]

Author: Lyle Morris, Editor, China Economist magazine, in YaleGlobal

On January 1, 2008, the [China] Labor Contract Law went into effect…Critics point out that while the law will add much needed rights for workers, its goal of reducing worker-abuse cases might be difficult. [Refers to Olympus, Yue Yuen Industrial, Nike...

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