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Company Restrictions on the Disclosure of Pay

Many U.S. companies outsource activities, such as manufacturing, to factories in Asia and Latin America. For example, Nike manufactures shoes in Indonesia and Hewlett-Packard uses electrical parts made in Chinese factories for its computers. Should the workers in these overseas factories that are part of the global supply chain for an American company have the same rights as U.S. employees? For example, should workers in overseas factories that make shoes for Nike have the right to the same working conditions as Nike employees working in the United States? What are the advantages of maintaining a policy that offers consistent employee rights on a global basis? What are the disadvantages of such a policy?

Do you think a company should keep pay secret and request that all employees not disclose their pay to coworkers? Why, or why not?

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It is my belief that workers in overseas factories that are working for American companies should have the same rights as US employees. Workers in overseas factories that are working for American companies are performing the same job that employees in America would be performing, and due to this very fact, these individuals should have the same rights as US employees. Just because these individuals are working in overseas factories, does not make them any less human, or any less deserving of the worker rights and privileges that any American employee of these companies would be deserving of. Due to the fact that these individuals are just as human as American workers, these individuals deserve the right to work in a safe and secure environment, just as American workers would be working in, due to the fact that every human ...

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