Unions Seek China Shipbuilding Probe

Five labor unions have petitioned U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai to request a probe of China’s acts, policies and practices “in the maritime, logistics and shipbuilding sector,” according to a statement.The unions are: United Steelworkers (USW), International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers (IBB), the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and the Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO (MTD).“We have seen the PRC create dependencies ... [+]

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