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[PDF] full report: "Undue Influence: Corporations Gain Ground in Battle over China's New Labor Law"

Author: Global Labor Strategies, Published on: 1 March 2007

Corporations operating in China are claiming success in pressuring the Chinese government to weaken or abandon significant pro-worker reforms it had proposed... Now both the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai (AmCham) and the US-China Business Council have launched an unpublicized new attack demanding further weakening of the law... Nike has virtually repudiated the efforts of the United States Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai (AmCham) to lobby against the law. And the E.U. Chamber of Commerce has reversed its opposition to the law and renounced its threat that its member companies may leave China... [analyses company responses to previous Global Labor Strategies report from Ericsson, General Electric, Google, Intel, Nokia, Procter & Gamble, Shell, Tesco; highlights refusal to respond by AT&T, Carrefour, UPS, Wal-Mart; also refers to American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai members Dell, Ford, Microsoft]

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Related companies: AT&T Carrefour Dell Ericsson Ford General Electric Google (part of Alphabet) Intel Microsoft Nike Nokia Procter & Gamble Shell Tesco Walmart