Sunday, May 20, 2007

US trade union on China visit

China Daily
James Hoffa, a delegate and Chair of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, said dialogue between China and US trade unions are of great importance.

"You can never ignore a nation of 1.3 billion people," he said.

"We expect to have a frank interchange and talk with our Chinese counterparts on issues such as how we can respectively improve the living standards of our member workers."

Hoffa said Change to Win unions share common employers with millions of Chinese workers throughout the service, transportation and industrial sectors, like the United Parcel Service Inc (UPS).

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