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.

Trade war has little impact so far on factory worker protests in China


Four months in, there has been a lot of talk about the Sino-US trade war but so far there has been no commensurate increase in collective action by China’s factory workers.

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 hotel and catering workers need strong trade union support too


While thousands of Marriot employees in cities across the United States made international headlines with their just-concluded strike over low pay and hazardous working conditions, China’s hotel and catering workers have also been staging widespread strikes and protests but with no union support.

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


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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