Oct 20, 2010
The US Chamber of Commerce has become the latest enemy of American liberals.
Now, apparently, it’s become the enemy of American workers as well.
According to the liberal blog ThinkProgress, the US Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored an event that instructed US firms how to outsource jobs to China alongside the “Chinese” branch of the American Chamber of Commerce, AmCham.
“The Chinese AmCham has worked closely with the U.S. Chamber and the Chinese government to sponsor a series of seminars in America to teach American businesses how to outsource jobs to China (called the China Grassroots Program),” ThinkProgress’ Lee Fang wrote Tuesday. “Below is an invite to an event sponsored by the right-wing billionaire Sheldon Adelson, inviting local businesses in Florida to come to Jacksonville and learn about outsourcing from Chinese government officials like Li Haiyan, the Counselor for Economic Affairs for the People’s Republic of China, U.S. Chamber lobbyist Joseph Fawkner, and BChinaB, a firm that specializes in helping American firms outsource their manufacturing jobs to China.”
The invite follows:
Full article here