Multinational Monitor

MAR 1997
Vol. 18 No. 3


We'll Close! Plant Closings, Plant-Closing Threats, Union Organizing and NAFTA
by Kate Bronfenbrenner

Democracy on Trial: South Korean Workers Resist Labor Law Deform
by C. Jay Ou

A Referendum on Union Democracy: Teamsters Vote to Stay the Democratic Course
by Martha Gruelle

Nike Does It To Vietnam
by Jeff Ballinger

Conflict in the Strawberry Fields
by Cece Modupé Fadopé


The Bhopal Legacy
an interview with
Dr. Rosalie Bertell



Behind the Lines

Class War in the USA

The Front
Indian Labor Activist
Shot - Toxic Deception

The Lawrence Summers Memorial Award

Their Masters' Voice

Names In the News



Organizations Publications
815 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006

International Brotherhood of Teamsters
25 Louisiana Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Teamsters for a
Democratic Union
P.O.Box 10128
Detroit, MI 48210-0128
E-mail: [email protected]

United Farm Workers
29700 Woodford-Tehachati Road
Keene, CA 93531

1710 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
E-mail: [email protected]

Korean Confederation of
Trade Unions (KCTU)
2nd Floor Koryo Building
Mapo-ku, Seoul 121-040
E-mail: [email protected]

Press for Change
P.O. Box 161
Alpine, NJ 07620

Asia-Pacific Center for Justice and Peace
110 Maryland Avenue, NE
Box 70
Washington, DC 20002
E-mail: [email protected]

National Labor Committee
15 Union Square
New York, NY 10003

Labor Net

Campaign For Labor Rights
1247 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20003
E-mail: [email protected]

International Labor Rights Fund
100 Maryland Avenue, NE
Box 74
Washington, DC 20002
E-mail: [email protected]

Interhemispheric Resource
P.O. Box 45-6
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87196
E-mail: [email protected]

Guess? Inc.
1444 South Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA 90021

International Institute of
Concern for Public Health
710-264 Queens Quay West
Toronto, Ontario MSJ 1BS

Bhopal Group for
Information and Action
44, Sant Kanwar Ram Nagar
Berasia Road
Bhopal 462001 INDIA

Center for Public Integrity
1634 I Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
E-mail: [email protected]

Project on Government
2025 I Street, NW, Suite 1117
Washington, DC 20006
E-mail: [email protected]

Public Citizen's
Global Trade Watch
215 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003
E-mail: [email protected]

Labor Notes
7435 Michigan Avenue
Detroit, MI 48210
E-mail: [email protected]

America Needs a Raise
By John Sweeney
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1996

Rank and File Rebellion: Teamsters for a Democratic Union
By Dan La Botz
London: Verso, 1990

Strawberry Fields: Politics, Class and Work
in California Agriculture
By Miriam Wells
Ithaca, New York: Cornell
University Press, 1996

Working Stiffs, Union Maids, Reds and Rifraff:
An Organized Guide to Films About Labor

By Tom Zaniello
Ithaca, New York: Cornell
University Press, 1996

The Economic Report of the President
Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1997

Asian Labor Update
c/o Asian Monitor Resource Center
444 Nathan Road, 8-B
Kowloon, Hong Kong
E-mail: [email protected]

Toxic Deception: How The Chemical Industry Manipulates Science, Bends the Law and Endangers Your Health
By Dan Fagin, Marianne Lavelle and the Center for Public Integrity
Secaucus, NJ: Birch Lane Press, 1996



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