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.
Guangzhou factory workers organise themselves, bring management to the bargaining table and reach a collective agreement, showing once again how to successfully resolve a labour dispute.
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.
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.
Work safety in China has certainly improved over the last decade but new work hazards are emerging in the informal economy, and many employers continue to prioritise productivity and profit above work safety.