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.

Identifying the trends in workers’ collective action 2015-17

19/09/2018

In this English-language extract from CLB’s new report on the workers’ movement in China (中国工人运动观察报告2015-2017) we look at more aspects of the collective action taken by Chinese workers between 2015 and 2017.

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

08/02/2018

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.

China’s most dangerous industry is getting more dangerous

21/08/2018

Working in the construction industry has long been China’s most dangerous occupation, and according to official government statistics, it is getting even more hazardous.

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