Labour and Unions in Asia and Africa: Contemporary Issues by Roger Southall

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G. with a state enterprise) in China. ) in a contractual arrangement with the Chinese State authorities. In this case, no direct money (or social relationship) exists between foreign capitalists and Chinese workers. The management and supervision of the labour force, the length of the working day and the reproduction of labour power are ensured by the State and the various State social programmes. In joint ventures (between a foreign company and a Chinese State enterprise), the hiring and firing of workers, the determination of wages and the management of the labour force is entirely under the jurisdiction of the Chinese partner.

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