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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]

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]

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]

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

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]

Hubei's labor union invests heavily to care for anti-epidemic personnel 2020-02-27 [Xinhua]

Three Wall Street Journal reporters expelled 2020-02-24 [IFJ]

Swedish journalists and publishers petition China for release of Gui Minhai 2020-02-24 [IFJ]

Workers in limbo as authorities struggle for a coherent coronavirus policy 2020-02-24 [CLB]

Country staggers back to work amid continued coronavirus outbreak 2020-02-19 [CLB]

Holding China’s trade unions to account - in-depth investigation into the ACFTU’s reform initiative 2020-02-19 [CLB]

Citizen journalist missing in Wuhan after covering coronavirus 2020-02-11 [IFJ]

The workers striving behind the scenes to combat the coronavirus in Wuhan 2020-02-08 [CLB]

Construction workers under pressure as more cities rush to build hospitals 2020-02-08 [CLB]

Coronavirus freezes return of China’s legions of migrant workers 2020-02-01 [Financial Times]

Calls to set up a professional football players trade union 2020-01-23 [CLB]

Coal mine accidents and deaths in China decline in 2019 2020-01-23 [CLB]

Focus on hospital violence obscures basic problems of pay and working conditions 2020-01-13 [CLB]

The state of labour relations in China, 2019 2020-01-13 [CLB]

China ends forced labour for sex workers 2019-12-29 [BBC]

They Said #MeToo. Now They Are Being Sued. 2019-12-28 [The Times]

Tesco Christmas card contains cry for help from China prisoners who made it 2019-12-23 [Deutsche Welle]

After report prison labour used for Christmas cards, U.K. retailer suspends Chinese supplier 2019-12-23 [CBC]

Well known labour activist detained in Guangzhou 2019-12-22 [CLB]

Reports on Australian writer being tortured 2019-12-04 [IFJ]

High level ITF delegation signs enhanced MoU in China 2019-12-02 [ITF]

Squeezed on all sides, China’s retail workers respond with collective action 2019-11-25 [CLB]

Shanxi coal mine explosion leaves 15 dead and nine injured 2019-11-25 [CLB]

Government slams lack of safety training in high-risk industries 2019-11-25 [CLB]

Veteran labour activist Meng Han released from detention 2019-10-20 [CLB]

Workers stage multiple protests over forced layoffs at YTO Express 2019-10-20 [CLB]

State-owned enterprises pushed to boost pension fund 2019-09-29 [CLB]

Anti-discrimination activists detained for two months in widening crackdown 2019-09-29 [CLB]

IFJ condemns the government exam for press credentials 2019-09-28 [IFJ]

Minor league football players take collective action over wage arrears 2019-09-21 [CLB]

WSJ journalist visa renewal denied following critical report 2019-09-06 [IFJ]

Labor Reforms Dwindle After Government Crackdown 2019-09-04 [The News Lens]

The end of China’s labour reform? 2019-08-27 [East Asia Forum]

As Hong Kong Firms Fall in Line Over Protests, Some Workers Push Back 2019-08-24 [NYTimes]

China Pressures Business Over Hong Kong. Workers Get Caught in the Middle 2019-08-19 [NYTimes]

nemployment rate jumps in July as graduates enter the job market 2019-08-16 [CLB]

Rights Group Demands Immediate Release of 'iLabour Three' as China Deepens Crackdown on Labour Activists 2019-08-12 [VOA]

Closures and pay cuts spark delivery driver protests 2019-08-10 [CLB]

China bans Cathay Pacific staff seen to support protests 2019-08-10 [BBC]

This month in labour history

28-03-2010 Following a flood, 153 workers find themselves trapped in the Coal Mine 18 of Wangjialing, in Shanxi province. At least 3,000 volunteer miners participate in the rescue by pumping approximately 2,000 m3 of water per hour. [more]