To mark the first anniversary of the death of factory worker Zhou Jianrong, China Labour World issued a statement commemorating her sacrifice and calling on China’s workers to overcome their difficulties through determined and unified collective action.
Two film makers document the lives of two rural migrant worker families from central China who are turning their back on the big city – for now. Photo. Yangtze River at Badong by Bernd Thaller.
China’s taxi drivers and factory workers took the lead in staging strikes and protests across the country in the second quarter of 2015 as threats to their livelihood continued to mount.
An elderly sanitation worker in Changsha is taking his former employer to court in a bid to redress decades of labour rights violations.
A case study of the challenges faced by factory workers dealing with management and the local authorities, as well as trying to maintain solidarity during a long-drawn-out struggle.
A young migrant worker, poisoned with benzene while employed at a petrochemical plant in Nanjing, is discarded and then ignored by company and local government officials.
CLB’s new research report on the workers’ movement examines the relationship between workers, the trade union, civil society and the government during a period of rapid socio-economic change