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One strike, two workers, two very different stories

Han Dongfang talks to two workers with different views on the strike over low pay and bonuses at the Dynacast automotive components plant in Shanghai in May this year.
01 August 2014

SCMP: Worker paid with her life so others can live free of fear

If sacked shoe factory striker Zhou Jianrong's suicide speeds passage of labour arbitration law, it will have saved jobs of others fighting for rights  
26 July 2014

SCMP: Student workers at Dongguan factory were under-age, state media claim

State media says 192 underage labourers were given fake papers for jobs at Dongguan plant
09 July 2014

Guangzhou court rejects shipyard workers’ occupational disease lawsuit

A Guangzhou court has dismissed a lawsuit brought by 34 shipyard workers who claimed their employer, CSSC Guangzhou Longxue Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, had colluded with its affiliated hospital to conceal the results of health checks which should have revealed the early stages of the deadly lung disease pneumoconiosis.
02 July 2014

Bloomberg: Is Work Killing You? In China, Workers Die at Their Desks

Chinese banking regulator Li Jianhua literally worked himself to death. After 26 years of “always putting the cause of the party and the people” first, his employer said this month, the 48-year-old official died rushing to finish a report before the sun came up.
30 June 2014

The American Prospect: Why China Has Strikes Without Unions

By eschewing the role of dissident, organizers allow the Communist Party to respond either favorably or neutrally to their actions, rather than repressing them.
27 June 2014

We need to give sanitation workers the respect and the pay they deserve

Just like many of the cleaners working in offices, hospitals and on the roadside, yesterday’s International Justice Day for Cleaners went by largely unnoticed.
17 June 2014

Dongguan taxi drivers need a trade union to make a difference

Taxi drivers in Dongguan got some relief after a city-wide strike in May but lacked a trade union that could put pressure on the cab companies and local government to address their grievances.
13 June 2014

Defeat will only make us stronger: Workers look back at the Yue Yuen shoe factory strike

As the Yue Yuen strike died down at the end of April, the labour activist Xiaoqiu talked to a 15-year veteran at the factory about pay and working conditions, the reasons for the strike and what the future holds for the thousands of middle-aged workers who gave their youth to the company.
22 May 2014

No more delay: The urgent task of implementing collective bargaining in Guangdong

China Labour Bulletin issued a statement on 16 May 2014 in response to the continuing efforts of the Hong Kong business community to derail passage of the Guangdong provincial government’s Draft Regulations on Enterprise Collective Consultations and Collective Contracts.
20 May 2014
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