China to pursue Wal-Mart and other foreign firms over staff unions – AFX

From AFX via Forbes.comÔºö

Lawmakers in China are planning to take action against US retailing giant Wal-Mart and other foreign firms to force thementerprises to establish branches of the Communist Party-run All-China Federation of Trade Unions (ACFTU) within their companies, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

Wang Zhaoguo, ACFTU president and vice chairman of the National People’s Congress, China’s legislature, specifically cited Wal-Mart for failing to set up branches in its China stores. [Full Text]

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