Worker Activism and Collective Bargaining
China's workers are increasingly well-organized: They are often able to elect their own representatives and successfully engage in collective bargaining.
Despite the arrest of their leaders, hundreds of agency workers at Sino-German carmaker FAW-Volkswagen are continuing their fight for equal pay for equal work
Trade Union Organizing and Training
China's workers lack real trade union representation. CLB and our mainland partners encourage workers to reclaim the union for themselves.
Trade union officials will have to be far more pro-active in the future if they are to demonstrate to their bosses in the Party that wages are going up and that labour relations are improving.
Work safety in China
Work safety is one of the most serious issues affecting China's workers: Employers and the government need to take it seriously too.
A two week strike at German-owned factory in Shenzhen ended after a police crackdown, though workers with occupational illnesses are still seeking recourse