Brendan Smith

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Brendan Smith

Lui Cheng 2007 American tour

The American Center for International Labor Solidarity and the National Labor College recently hosted Professor Liu Cheng for Shanghai Normal University to discuss the evolution of the new draft contract labor law in China. Cheng’s visit to the NLC on March 27th was the culmination of a multi-state tour meeting with union leaders and members of Congress.

For the report by Global Labor Strategies analyzing the impact of transnational corporations on the first draft of the Contract Law go to: UNDUE INFLUENCE: Corporation Gain Ground in Battle Over Chinas New Labor Law

Liu Cheng's tour included nearly 45 events over 17 days, in the Bay Area, Boston, Amherst, New York and Washington DC.

Special gratitude is extended to Earl Brown of the Solidarity Center for his invaluable guidance and assistance, to Brendan Smith and Tim Costello of Global Labor Strategies for their serious and strategic research, to Eli Friedman for translation and logistical support, and to Harvard Law School / Labor & Worklife Program, SEIU and the AFL-CIO for financial support of the tour.

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