The Challenge of Corruption in Global Supply Chains: Compliance Risks Posed by Labor Protection Contracts in Mexico
ABA International Law News Vol. 46 No. 4, 2018
3 Pages Posted: 26 Sep 2018
Date Written: September 2, 2018
This article discusses the compliance risk posed to corporations by the practice of protection unionism in supply chains in Mexico. The article explains the concepts of protection unionism and "labor protection contracts," shows how the practice distorts genuine tripartism in the workplace, outlines CSR indicators of the presence of a labor protection contract in a workplace, and analyze the practice under US law, the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and corporate anti-bribery compliance principles.
Keywords: Mexico, Labor Protection Contracts, Corporate Compliance, Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, FCPA
JEL Classification: K31, K42, M16
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