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.

Wave of nationwide worker protests highlights the need for effective worker representation


Crane operators, van drivers and now Interior design company employees have all demonstrated the ability to organize nationwide protests. The official trade union needs to take note.

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.

Pushing the trade union to take gender discrimination in China seriously


College student Xiao Chunqing takes China’s trade unions to task for their failure to tackle blatant gender discrimination in recruitment advertisements

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.

Demands to deliver: The work hazards and pressure imposed on China’s millennials


This year’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April focuses on the world’s 541 million young workers. CLB examines the ever-present risks for younger workers in China’s rapidly expanding cities.

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