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.
Despite the arrest of their leaders, hundreds of agency workers at Sino-German carmaker FAW-Volkswagen are continuing their fight for equal pay for equal work
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.
Shanghai has set up China’s first trade union for food delivery workers. An important initiative to counter precarious work in an increasingly informal service economy
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.