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Slaves of the Chinese "boom"

Source: 
El Punt Avui (Barcelona, Spain)
Author: 
Eduard Fernández
Date: 
Sunday, December 16, 2012

Slaves of the Chinese "Boom:" NGOs warn of precarious labor rights violations in China decline crisis worsens global pressures and working conditions

Public involvement in the fight against abuse in the workplace is also criticized by experts. "The Chinese law gives employers the opportunity to voluntarily resolve violations of workplace before intervening," says Virginia Professor Harper, Chinese labor law expert at the University of Kansas. Harper believes that local government is particularly reluctant to penalize large companies that provide jobs and income to the government in the region.

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