Only one of Cao Dewang’s five factories in the US has a labour union. Photo: Simon Song

GM strike is example of how US labour unions are killing manufacturing, says ‘American Factory’ boss

  • Cao Dewang, the Chinese owner of the Fuyao Glass America factory, was speaking for the first time since the documentary film premiered on Netflix last month
  • On Sunday, the United Auto Workers (UAW) union called a strike of its 49,000 members at General Motors plants in the United States
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Only one of Cao Dewang’s five factories in the US has a labour union. Photo: Simon Song
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Zhou Xin

Zhou Xin

Zhou Xin co-leads the political economy team at the Post. He mainly covers economic stories but also writes about Chinese politics and diplomacy. He has previously worked for Reuters and Bloomberg in Beijing.