I am interested in reactions to an article by Jake Blumgart that I just posted to Talking Union at http://talkingunion.wordpress.com/2010/11/30/steelworkers-china-trade-and-green-technology/
The issue cuts across complicated threads of discussion about green technology, international union solidarity, and global trade.
The latest phase of the campaign to improve wages and working conditions for Chinese workers at Foxconn is a model for concerted international solidarity action. A joint press statement by the Hong Kong-based Students & Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior (SACOM), the Dutch-based international solidarity networks GoodElectronics and makeITfair, Bread for All (the Swiss Protestant Development Service), and the global International Metalworkers' Federation (IMF) released SACOM's new…Continue
I just posted an article on the opposition of Hong Kong employer groups to the proposed labor law reform legislation in Guangdong Province, China. It is at http://talkingunion.wordpress.com/2010/09/30/hong-kong-business-federations-derail-labor-law-reforms-in-guangdong-china/#more-7966 and it is crossposted on Labour Start.