Labor Rights

Total 85 Posts

Letters from U.S. Congressmen Raise Hikvision/Dahua Concerns with Retailers

Two members of Congress on a China Commission are pressing retailers Costco and ADI on their sale of products from Chinese companies whose products are connected to allegations of human rights abuses in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

UK Anti-Dumping Decision Examines Chinese Government Influence, Labor Policies

In a recent anti-dumping and countervailing duties investigation on optical fibre cables from China, the UK's Trade Remedy Authority (TRA) recommended imposing anti-dumping and countervailing duties, and in its reasoning in the anti-dumping case it took into account Chinese government influence over the industry and labor policies.

U.S. Commission Holds Hearing on Chinese Seafood Labor Practices

Yesterday, the Congressional-Executive Commission on China held a hearing on "How Forced Labor in China Taints America’s Seafood Supply Chain," with various witnesses testifying about different aspects of the issue.

EU Forced Labor Regulation Moves Forward, Likely Impact on China

The European Union's efforts to adopt a regulation on forced labor are progressing, as Parliament has moved the regulation forward, but finalizing the regulation could stretch into next year.

Chinese Company Continues Legal Push on UFLPA Listing

In the U.S. federal court challenge to a U.S. government decision to include them on the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) Entity List, Chinese company Ninestar and its subsidiaries have now filed their reply to the U.S. brief that argued for dismissal of the case and

Members of U.S. Congress Seek Crackdown on Illegal Chinese Fishing

A bipartisan group of members of Congress has written a letter to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Administrator, "urging him to take immediate action against illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) Chinese fishing fleets that operate globally," including consultations and, possibly, "corrective action."

Biden Administration Responds to Court Challenge on UFLPA List

In response to a challenge by Chinese companies to their inclusion on the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) Entity List, the U.S. government has now filed a brief asking a U.S. court to dismiss the case and deny the injunction requested by the companies.
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