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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]

Unceasing Suppression on Labour Movement: Crackdowns on Labour Rights Activists in China Since 2015  ActNOW!  2019-03-14 [HKCTU]

Another Jasic Struggle confession footage emerges: Ideological struggle drawing a veil over class warfare 2019-03-11 [HKCTU]

Artists Shine a Light on Chinese Workers 2019-03-08 [NYTimes]

Hong Kong-based grassroots news website blocked in China 2019-03-06 [IFJ]

Suppression on Labour Movement: New Labour Activists Formally Arrested 2019-02-28 [HKCTU]

Effort to Form Union in China Meets Ferocious Repression 2019-02-19 [Labor Notes]

Workers’ Activism Rises as China’s Economy Slows. Xi Aims to Rein Them In. 2019-02-07 [The Times]

Detained Members of Support Group of Jasic Workers Seemed to “Pledge Guilty” in Videos 2019-01-30 [HKCTU]

Australian writer detained 2019-01-28 [IFJ]

Australian writer detained in China 2019-01-25 [IFJ]

More Students Gone Missing in the Endless Suppression on JASIC Supporters 2019-01-23 [HKCTU]

Three jailed as Government crackdown on freedom of expression continues 2019-01-23 [IFJ]

Changes in store for China’s workplace retirement pillar 2019-01-21 [pionline]

At a top Chinese university, activist 'confessions' strike fear into students 2019-01-21 [Reuters]

Serious Mining Disaster Shortly After Safety Check. Vulnerability of China Coal Mine Supervision Exposed. 2019-01-21 [HKCTU]

In Solidarity with the Detained Jasic Workers: The Fight for Freedom of Association is Not a Crime For more info 2019-01-17 [HKCTU]

U.S. apparel firm cuts off Chinese factory in internment camp 2019-01-12 [The Asahi Shimbun]

Strike Broke Out in an Electronic Factory in Shenzhen. Government Forced Workers to “Settle” 2019-01-11 [HKCTU]

This month in labour history

17-05-2010 1,900 workers at a Honda factory in Foshan, China, go on strike for equal pay with assembly plant workers. [more]

30-05-1925 British-led police in Shanghai massacred 12 workers and students supporting a strike at a Japanese-owned cotton mill. The working class responded with a massive strike until being broken the following year by Chinese nationalists. [more]