This education module on capital mobility explains the capitalist crisis, and assesses the impact of capital mobility on workers and trade unions. The module also provides stories of workers in the global supply chains and their struggles.
This map tells the story of Samsung Electronics' Supply Chains and their working condition across Asia. It shows cases of occupational ill and victims in several Asian countries and key issues including labour union busting by Samsung companies and its suppliers and violence towards workers, among others.
This book describes the struggles of workers fighting for their basic rights in the electronics industry with a focus on the operations of Samsung Electronics and its Asian suppliers, including those in South Korea, Indonesia, India, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand and Taiwan. It also discusses the overall situation of the electrical appliance and electronics industries in Japan where workers have been hit hard by factories relocations.
This book is more than a review of labour law, it is the only comprehensive review available of labour law in the Asia Pacific region. It investigates the impact of labour law on workers in 30 countries. It analyses trade union and labour activists’ responses to changes in labour law, and examines what labour law means for workers’ daily lives. Each chapter representing a country can be downloaded country wise for download below.
We social movement activists in Taiwan, are devoted to realising a democratic, equal, and peaceful society. Here we would like to express our sincerest sympathy for all victims of the terrorist attacks on 11 September.
We, just like you, are strongly opposed to attacks that inflict heavy casualties on civilians. Terrorist atrocities will never be of any help to achieve justice and peace, but do tremendous harm to people’s mutual understanding and solidarity all over the world and even justify and intensify the rulers’ oppression and domination.
Although the Taiwan Motor Transport Company (TMT) Trade Union held demonstrations against privatisation for months, it could not stop the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) government taking the most crude and coercive way of selling off TMT.
By the Self-help Association for RCA Employees Suffering from Cancer and the
Taiwan Association for Victims of Occupational Accidents and Diseases
Employees Demand Justice and Compensation from RCA
Thirty years ago when foreign investments flowed into Taiwan the Radio Corporation of America (RCA), an American-based multinational company and Number One domestic electronic appliance brand name in America, established factories in Taiwan in 1960.
This is an abbreviated version of the full Verite report.
Contract workers in Taiwan, mostly from Thailand and the Philippines, face labour exploitation that constitutes a significant compliance risk [to codes of conduct] for associated companies that purchase goods from unlawful factories there.