Half of female migrant workers in China are in irregular employment and only about 20 per cent have medical insurance, according to a survey report recently released by the All-China Women's Federa . . .
The State Council issued the summary of the 11th five-year plan (2006 – 2010) on labour and social security on 9 November. According to the summary, China will face serious challenge in labour and social security affairs in the next five years and the biggest challenge will be on employment. By 2010, the labour force will reach 830 million people.
Zhu Junyi, director of Shanghai Municipal Labour and Social Security Bureau, was expelled from the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on 27 August after he was accused in an NPC n . . .