publication . Article . 2017

Up and Down the Multinational Corporations’ Global Labor Supply chains: Making Remedies that Work in China

Brown, Ronald C.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Today, multinational and domestic corporations in many industries are no longer self-contained vertical structures with permanent staff, but increasingly are horizontal organizations with fissured employment characteristics using outsourcing, franchising, and subcontracting with contractors and chains of subcontractors. Too often, the workers of the subcontractors suffer the consequences of the subcontractors’ cost cutting measures, work in unfavorable conditions, and have low wages and few benefits, all for the purpose of serving the interests and profitability of the primary corporation. This paper therefore focuses on domestic laws that provide workers with a...
Subjects
free text keywords: labor supply, labor law, corporations, china, multinationals
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