As NPC opens in Beijing, China’s workers don’t feel even moderately prosperous

Today's labour news

Proposed national security laws could extinguish dissent 2020-05-25 [IFJ]

Official youth unemployment rate hits 13.8 percent in April 2020-05-24 [CLB]

As NPC opens in Beijing, China’s workers don’t feel even moderately prosperous 2020-05-24 [CLB]

Indonesian fishermen who died on Chinese boats faced abuse, 21-hour days, interviews reveal 2020-05-13 [SCMP]

Indonesia condemns abuse of fishermen aboard Chinese boats after release of corpse video 2020-05-11 [ABC]

Indonesia Delays Bringing 500 Workers from China 2020-05-11 [Tempo]

https://jakartaglobe.id/news/indonesia-condemns-chinese-companys-inhumane-treatment-against-its-fishermen 2020-05-11 [JG]

Five labour activists released after 15 months in detention 2020-05-09 [China Labour Bulletin]

Journalist jailed for criticising Chinese government 2020-05-07 [IFJ]

Unemployment in China may hit 70 million Workers in electronics industry face massive layoffs 2020-05-06 [HKCTU]

A trade union in lockdown 2020-05-05 [China Labour Bulletin]

Court finally rules on accident that killed 73 construction workers in 2016 2020-05-03 [CLB]

UK urged to stop cotton imports made in Chinese 'prison camps' 2020-04-23 [Thomson Reuters]

Xi stresses importance of employment in poverty alleviation 2020-04-23 [chinadaily]

Unemployment rate eases slightly in March to 5.9 percent 2020-04-18 [CLB]

Documentary filmmaker arrested over subversion charges 2020-04-18 [IFJ]

85% Workers in Hong Kong Affected by COVID-19! HKCTU Proposes Cash Allowance to Workers NOW!!! For more info 2020-04-18 [HKCTU]

Cina, crollo pil in trimestre -6,8% 2020-04-17 [ANSA]

A spectre is haunting the West – the spectre of authoritarian capitalism 2020-04-16 [Opendemocracy]

Taxi driver protests continue despite government relief measures 2020-04-15 [CLB]

At least 19 killed fighting forest fire in Sichuan 2020-04-07 [CLB]

Foreign teachers in China struggle to get paid 2020-04-07 [CLB]

Trade unions caught in the headlights of the coronavirus crisis 2020-04-07 [CLB]

Pechino, il virus e lo sviluppo di internet 2020-04-06 [Sbilanciamoci]

COVID-19 diaries from Wuhan: Looking for human connection in isolation 2020-04-04 [GlobalVoices]

Chinese forest fire: Firefighters and guide killed in Sichuan blaze 2020-03-31 [BBC]

KwaZulu-Natal R20,000 bail for businessman who allegedly locked workers in mask factory 2020-03-30 [TimesLIVE]

Solidaridad en tiempos de pandemia: China en la batalla mundial contra el COVID-19 2020-03-30 [Clacso]

83 major brands implicated in report on forced labour of ethnic minorities from Xinjiang assigned to factories across provinces 2020-03-25 [Business and Human Rights Resource Centre]

IFJ urges Chinese authorities to ensure free flow of information 2020-03-22 [IFJ]

Les mobilisations collectives repartent avec la reprise du travail 2020-03-21 [A L'encontre]

Collective protests begin to flare up again as China returns to work 2020-03-20 [CLB]

Mission to Cambodia-a Country Fully Integrated by China 2020-03-19 [HKCTU]

Roughly 5 million people lost their jobs in the first 2 months of 2020 2020-03-17 [CNBC]

Парламентарии Макао провалили закон о профсоюзах 2020-03-17 [www.solidarnost.org]

Women workers on the frontline in the battle against the coronavirus 2020-03-13 [CLB]

Hubei set for a gradual return to work 2020-03-13 [CLB]

Hongkong-fackets ledare Lee Cheuk Yan åtalad i nytt tillslag 2020-03-10 [IUL]

La Cina potrebbe uscire rafforzata dalla crisi del coronavirus 2020-03-10 [Internazionale]

Wieder Razzia in Hongkong: Gewerkschaftsführer Lee Cheuk Yan verhaftet und angeklagt 2020-03-09 [IUL]

The Bubble Revolution in Chinese Football: Lives at the Bottom of the League 2020-03-09 [HKCTU]

Crolla l'export cinese, il coronavirus manda la fabbrica del mondo in deficit commerciale 2020-03-07 [La Repubblica]

ח'כ עודה: פניתי לוועדת הכספים כדי לקדם פיצוי כספי לעסקים שנפגעו מהקורונה 2020-03-06 [המפלגה הקומוניסטית הישראלית]

Persistence under the Political Winter: Xiangzi and Heart Sanitation 2020-03-05 [HKCTU]

China Labor Watch claims an iPhone worker at a Foxconn Dormitory committed suicide Yesterday, Foxconn refutes the location 2020-03-04 [Patently Apple]

Think-tank report on Uighur labour in China lists global brands 2020-03-03 [Reuters/Daily Maverick]

Independent Hong Kong union leader Lee Cheuk Yan charged in new crackdown 2020-03-02 [IUF]

L’economia cinese può resistere al coronavirus? Di Michael Spence (da Project Syndicate, 29 febbraio 2020) 2020-02-29 [Fata Turchina Economics]

Китайские профсоюзы инвестируют в борьбу с коронавирусом 2020-02-27 [www.solidarnost.org]

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