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Six years after the implementation of the Labour Contract Law, the vast majority of China’s 40 million construction workers still do not have a contract with their employer. Photograph by escalepade available @flickr.com
After yet more violent assaults on doctors and nurses in China, the issue of hospital workers’ safety is once again in the headlines. However, no one seems to be asking what the trade union at China’s hospitals is doing to protect its members.
Yu Jianhong was badly injured in 2006 but only got compensation when the local government closed the steel mill down in 2010.
For many factory workers in China, a debilitating injury can mean the end of their working career but few workers get any meaningful help after their medical bills are paid off.
At least 55 people were killed and another 136 hospitalized, many with serious injuries, after a massive explosion in an underground oil pipeline ripped through the eastern port city of Qingdao on 22 November, local authorities have confirmed.
A petro-chemical plant worker from Jilin talks to CLB Director Han Dongfang about his struggle to get compensation and proper medical treatment for arsenic poisoning.
A wheelchair-bound migrant worker, Ji Zhongxing, was Tuesday found guilty of intentionally detonating a homemade bomb at Beijing airport and sentenced to six years in jail. He is likely to appeal.
There was a noticeable decline in the number of strikes and worker protests in China during September, when compared with the previous two months, however large-scale strikes continued to feature on regular basis.Photo of Shenzhen toy factory strike taken from Weibo.
Foxconn Technology said a large fight that broke out last week at one of its campuses injured 11 people, the latest in a series of confrontations among the company's workers that follows a summer of heightened unrest at Chinese factories.
China's second richest man Zong Qinghou recovering well after being assaulted for refusing to give suspect a job

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