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.

The state of labour relations in China, 2018


Of the 1,701 incidents recorded on CLB’s Strike Map in 2018, 1,246 occurred in domestic private enterprises. Evidence enough that labour unrest in China is very much a domestic problem, and one that requires a domestic solution.

Trade Union Reform and Accountability

China's workers lack real trade union representation. CLB and our mainland partners encourage workers to reclaim the union for themselves.

工会改革观察与促进 第二期(2018年9月)


本期,我们从中国劳工通讯的 中国工人集体行动地图 中选取了江苏省。2018年9月,江苏省录得11起工人集体行动事件。我们成功拨通了其中8个事件所在地总工会。

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.

Tracking the ever-present danger for workers on the streets of China


Of the 507 incidents recorded on CLB’s Work Accident Map so far this year, 148 (29 percent) were caused by a collision with a motor vehicle. Of these incidents, 70 involved sanitation workers and 69 involved delivery drivers.

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