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Hong Kong trade unionists under fire

China Labour Bulletin stands in solidarity with Carol Ng and Winnie Yu and all trade unionists around the world who are facing political persecution
03 March 2021

Myanmar workers and trade unions at the forefront of resistance

As the civil disobedience movement enters its second month, Kyaw Ye Lynn reports on the vital role of ordinary workers and trade unions.
02 March 2021

Myanmar military intensifies crackdown on trade unions and labour activists

China Labour Bulletin stands in solidarity with Myanmar’s trade unions and all workers seeking to restore democracy in the country. We join many other labour organizations, including the International Labour Organization, in calling for an immediate end to the harassment and persecution of labour activists in Myanmar.
27 February 2021

Vietnamese workers still in the dark about potential of new representative organisations

Vietnam’s new initiative to allow the creation of worker organizations not affiliated to the official trade union has made a faltering start.
21 January 2021

Temporary workers stage mass protests at electronics factories in China and India

Thousands of temporary workers staged a mass protest outside the Pegatron factory in Shanghai on 19 December after managers at the Taiwan-owned electronics company ordered them to relocate to another facility in Kunshan.
22 December 2020

Myanmar workers protest union busting efforts in the garment industry

Kyaw Ye Lynn reports from Yangon on how trade unionists are seeking to protect jobs and livelihoods during the pandemic.
22 December 2020

Workers in the Global South face unprecedented challenges in 2020

CLB investigates how the Covid-19 pandemic and economic contraction has affected the world’s two largest workforces in China and India.
19 November 2020

The Karnataka Garment Workers Union, Bengaluru: A case study

In the third article in a series on workers’ rights and collective action in India, P.K. Anand looks at the Karnataka Garment Workers Union.
16 November 2020

Alibaba’s global ambitions present a dilemma for European labour

Chinese tech giant Alibaba is establishing an e-commerce hub at Liège Airport. What does this mean for workers and trade unions in Europe?
10 November 2020

The All-India Gig Workers Union: A case study

In the second article in a series on workers’ rights and collective action in India, P.K. Anand looks at the All-India Gig Workers Union.
09 November 2020
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