Job creation and higher living standards have long been key objectives for the Chinese government. However, millions of workers in traditional industries have been laid off and many of the new jobs being created in the service sector are insecure, poorly paid, and leave workers without social security and employment contracts.
Three-child policy and increased maternity leave implementation in the workplace at odds in workers’ experience
CLB Report: Waiting for Weiquan: Worker rights protection at the All-China Federation of Trade Unions
CLB investigates the role and effectiveness of rights defence (维权 weiquan) departments of China’s official trade union
Young people are delaying entering the job market, facing fierce job competition, and turning flexible employment, which may have long-term consequences
China Labour Bulletin established its bilingual Work Accident Map in December 2014 to track and categorise workplace accidents reported in domestic media
This compelling and well-researched book examines urban policymaking through the human experience of migrant education
There are an estimated 292 million rural migrant workers in China, comprising more than one-third of the entire working population. They have been the engine of China’s spectacular economic growth over the last three decades but remain marginalized, and their children have limited access to education and healthcare.