The Financial Crisis and the Changing Role of Workers in China

B-318 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | Friday, June 19, 2009 - 10:00am to 11:30am
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At this CECC Roundtable, a panel of experts discussed the impact of the current financial crisis on the lives and rights of workers in China. Panelists also examined the changing role that workers, including migrant workers, are playing in shaping the future of economic, legal, and political reform in China.


Ms. Leslie T. Chang, author, Factory Girls (Spiegel & Grau, 2008); former China correspondent, The Wall Street Journal

Dr. Robin Munro, Research Director, China Labour Bulletin

Ms. Erin Ennis, Vice President, US-China Business Council

Mr. Earl Brown, Labor and Employment Law Counsel and China Program Director, Solidarity Center, AFL-CIO