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.

China’s teachers: The unsung heroes of the workers’ movement

Some of the largest, best organized and most determined worker protests of the last few years have been staged not by factory workers but by teachers. Photo teachers strike in Chongqing.

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.

China’s Walmart workers organise online and get official union backing

Walmart workers have joined forces in a rapidly growing online network to oppose company plans to introduce a new working hours system. The network is now putting real pressure on ACFTU to support its members

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.

Calls to improve China’s work safety go unheeded in 2015

The Tianjin warehouse disaster that killed 173 people prompted calls from the highest levels of government to improve work safety in China but there has been no indication since then that safety has improved. Photo Shenzhen waste dump collapse from Xinhua..

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