A Time of Crisis? Recent Developments in Chinese Labor Relations
with Aaron Halegua, Research Fellow at NYU Law School
Monday, July 11, 2016, 6:00 pm
Vanderbilt Hall, Room 216, NYU School of Law, 40 Washington Square South
This is a critical period for Chinese labor relations. The number of strikes are rising. The government is cracking down on labor NGOs. Lay-offs involving millions of workers have been announced. Aaron Halegua has studied Chinese labor issues for over a decade and consulted for Apple, the Ford Foundation, Asia Foundation, and the American Bar Association. He will discuss these recent trends and their implications for Chinese workers, foreign companies in China, and others.
About Aaron Halegua:
Aaron Halegua is a research fellow at NYU Law School. He is an expert on labor and employment law, dispute resolution, access to justice, corporate social responsibility and supply chains, and legal aid in the United States and China. His writings on Chinese labor issues have appeared in the Washington Post, South China Morning Post, Berkeley Journal of International Law, and Harvard Law & Policy Review (Online), and he has been quoted in the New York Times and Economist.