China Labour Bulletin established its bilingual Work Accident Map in December 2014 to track and categorise workplace accidents reported in domestic media
Administrative penalties not sufficient to save the lives of 22 workers in Guizhou province
Following China’s amended family planning policies that encourage married couples to have as many as three children, several provinces have increased maternal, paternal, and parental leave policies for workplaces in China.
On 17 December, 20 coal miners working at an illegal coal mining site were rescued in Xiaoyi, Shanxi, after they were trapped underground by flooding. Two more miners died before the rescue team arrived, sparking public discussion about how to ensure the safety of workers in the mining industry.