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Wife of Australian writer blocked from leaving Beijing 2019-07-15 [IFJ]

Decent healthcare still a distant dream for most workers 2019-07-06 [CLB]

Hundred workers strike at listed company, Prosperous Printing Co., Ltd. Poor working conditions revealed 2019-07-05 [HKCTU]

Sichuan trade union kept busy with poverty alleviation projects while workers go unpaid 2019-07-02 [CLB]

Gone for 100 days: Three labour activists “disappeared” in China 2019-07-02 [clb]

 VIDEO ‘If I disappear’: Chinese students make farewell messages amid crackdowns over labor activism 2019-06-30 [WaPo]

Chinese-funded power plant in Bangladesh delayed after workers clash 2019-06-24 [Reuters]

Violations of women workers’ rights widespread says Guangzhou court 2019-06-22 [CLB]

Cracks in China’s old-age pension system begin to widen 2019-06-17 [CLB]

ILO and All Chinese Federations of Trade Unions join forces to implement decent work in Asia Pacific 2019-06-15 [ILO]

Over 50 journalists detained in Xinjiang 2019-06-06 [IFJ]

Labour activist Liu Shaoming marks four years in jail as crackdown continues 2019-06-04 [China Labour Bulletin]

Chinese protesters sing The Internationale 2019-06-03 [ABC]

Migrant Workers Behind China’s Economic Miracle Are Miserable 2019-05-31 [Atlantic]

Resistance goes on as Meituan continues to exploit its workers 2019-05-30 [HKCTU]

China Labour Quarterly - April 2019 2019-05-28 [HKCTU]

Concerns for Chinese journalist arrested in April 2019-05-28 [IFJ]

Teachers stage protests over long-standing injustices 2019-05-27 [CLB]

Workers in China’s private sector earn less, protest more 2019-05-19 [CLB]

Regional governments reluctant to raise the minimum wage 2019-05-15 [CLB]

Senior staff at Oracle’s Beijing research centre protest layoffs 2019-05-15 [CLB]

Chinese and American Tech Workers Organize Against Overwork Through GitHub 2019-05-12 [The New Bloom]

Court cases show labour disputes concentrated in domestic private enterprises 2019-05-05 [CLB]

Poorly Educated Workers Threaten China’s Growth 2019-05-05 [Bloomberg]

Labor Editors 'At Risk of Torture', Dozens of Labor Activists Behind Bars  ActNOW!  2019-05-01 [RFA]

'996' is China's Version of Hustle Culture. Tech Workers Are Sick of It. 2019-04-30 [New York Times]

Workers at recycling tech start-up stage protests over wage arrears 2019-04-23 [CLB]

‘They’re not guilty, they have caring hearts’: Chinese workers demand release of labour rights activists  ActNOW!  2019-04-23 [The Free Press]

Workers demand release of labour rights activists  ActNOW!  2019-04-22 [France 24]

Workers seek release of three activists held during labor activism crackdown  ActNOW!  2019-04-22 [Devidiscourse]

Express delivery workers protest as industry hits speed bump 2019-04-17 [CLB]

Ten more workers die during routine maintenance work 2019-04-17 [CLB]

Hundreds of Hunan Silicosis workers petitioned to support the criminally detained 'iLabour' editors! 2019-04-16 [HKCTU]

Local trade union officials express desire to support workers but acknowledge limitations  ActNOW!  2019-04-14 [CLB]

Against all odds, China’s labour activists ‘hold fast to freedom’  ActNOW!  2019-04-08 [The Free Press]

These Chinese sanitation workers have to wear location-tracking bracelets now 2019-04-07 [Verge]

Another deadly explosion in Jiangsu claims at least seven lives 2019-04-06 [CLB]

Rare overtime protest by China tech workers goes viral 2019-04-05 [Reuters]

International solidarity with Jasic workers and supporters jailed in China  ActNOW!  2019-03-29 [IUF]

Ongoing detention leads to global unions' campaign against Chinese Government. Hong Kong labour organisations protested at the Liaison Office of Central People's Government 2019-03-26 [HKCTU]

Wei Zhili, labour rights activist and journalist detained by police 2019-03-25 [IFJ]

Understanding and resolving the fundamental problems in China’s construction industry 2019-03-25 [CLB]

Rescuers pull survivor from rubble as death toll from China factory blast rises 2019-03-25 [Reuters/IOL]

Repression against labour movement goes on: Journalists who reported on workers with silicosis under arrest 2019-03-25 [HKCTU]

Chemical plant explosion kills six in Yancheng 2019-03-21 [BBC]

Wu Guijun’s Wife Taken away by Police for Two Hours, Questioned about Open Letter Posted on Her Wechat Feed 2019-03-20 [HKCTU]

Freedom of association is a right, not a crime  ActNOW!  2019-03-20 [IUF]

Will China’s new job creation program really benefit workers? 2019-03-20 [CLB]

Shining a light on the work of China’s trade union officials 2019-03-17 [CLB]

Letter from Detained Labour Activist Wu Guijun's Wife Exposes China's Hypocrisy 2019-03-14 [HKCTU]

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