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.

One year on, the struggle continues for Volkswagen workers in Changchun

08/11/2017

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.

China’s trade unions need to stop making excuses and start looking for solutions

23/10/2017

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.

Workers at unsafe jobs left with nothing after strike

18/07/2017

A two week strike at German-owned factory in Shenzhen ended after a police crackdown, though workers with occupational illnesses are still seeking recourse 

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