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Rural teachers raise age discrimination issue in their quest for equal pay [China Labour Bulletin] 2022-01-28

Workers to be laid off from Canon factory in Zhuhai negotiate for severance compensation [China Labour Bulletin] 2022-01-19

CMWEU secures agreement protecting 400 migrant workers in Chinese MNC [BWI] 2022-01-13

Voices of China’s young and isolated workers in retail and service industry [China Labour Bulletin] 2022-01-13

Shanxi accident shows systemic failures in keeping miners safe [China Labour Bulletin] 2021-12-21

Tell the IOC: ensure protection for ALL taking part in and attending the Beijing Winter Olympics [ITUC] 2021-12-14

Hong Kong civic society decimated: enough is enough [ITUC] 2021-12-03

BWI to Serbia: End abuse of Vietnamese workers in Chinese plant [BWI] 2021-11-22

#MeToo journalist and labour activist facing ‘subversion’ charge must be released [Amnesty International] 2021-11-12

A gold medal for repression [ITUC] 2021-11-10

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Writer Yang Maodong arrested over subversion 2022-01-28 [IFJ]

Rural teachers raise age discrimination issue in their quest for equal pay 2022-01-28 [China Labour Bulletin]

Workers to be laid off from Canon factory in Zhuhai negotiate for severance compensation 2022-01-19 [China Labour Bulletin]

CMWEU secures agreement protecting 400 migrant workers in Chinese MNC 2022-01-13 [BWI]

Voices of China’s young and isolated workers in retail and service industry 2022-01-13 [China Labour Bulletin]

Top Chinese Tutoring Company Laid Off 60,000 Workers After Crackdown 2022-01-10 [Wall Street Journal]

Shanxi accident shows systemic failures in keeping miners safe 2021-12-21 [China Labour Bulletin]

Tell the IOC: ensure protection for ALL taking part in and attending the Beijing Winter Olympics 2021-12-14 [ITUC]

Officials commission surveillance system targeting journalists 2021-12-06 [IFJ]

Olympics: Protect Peng Shuai 2021-12-03 [UNI Global Union]

Hong Kong civic society decimated: enough is enough 2021-12-03 [ITUC]

They helped Chinese women, workers, the forgotten and dying. Then they disappeared 2021-12-03 [LATimes]

Govt urged to enforce rights of mineworkers on Chinese 2021-11-30 [Bulawayo24 News]

BWI to Serbia: End abuse of Vietnamese workers in Chinese plant 2021-11-22 [BWI]

U.S. and China to relax journalists' visa restrictions 2021-11-19 [IFJ]

Hong Kong government denies visa of The Economist correspondent 2021-11-16 [IFJ]

#MeToo journalist and labour activist facing ‘subversion’ charge must be released 2021-11-12 [Amnesty International]

A gold medal for repression 2021-11-10 [ITUC]

Beijing Olympics get ‘gold for repression’ in labor report 2021-11-10 [AP News]

Foreign press group calls for full access to Beijing’s Winter Olympics 2021-11-05 [IFJ]

Gas explosion in Shenyang takes five lives 2021-10-26 [China Labour Bulletin]

White-collar workers aggregate data on their long working hours 2021-10-22 [China Labour Bulletin]

14 workers dead after company bus submerged in flood water in Hebei province 2021-10-18 [CLB]

Authorities plan to ban private investment in news outlets 2021-10-15 [IFJ]

Unions campaign for recognition at Chinese-owned textile and garment factories in Uganda Add to favourites Read this article in: English 14 October, 2021After recruiting and organizing most of the workers in the Chinese-owned textile and garment f 2021-10-14 [IndustriALL]

US electronics firm struck deal to transport and hire Uyghur workers 2021-10-07 [Reuters]

Construction workers dead, missing in Sichuan mudslide despite disaster warning 2021-10-06 [China Labour Bulletin]

National security law: Hong Kong’s biggest opposition trade union votes by overwhelming majority to disband 2021-10-04 [South China Morning Post]

UNI joins the ITUC in calling on the Chinese and Hong Kong authorities to cease prosecutions and intimidation of trade unionists 2021-09-29 [UNI Global Union]

Over 90,000 people have left Hong Kong in the past year; those who remain face an uncertain future 2021-09-29 [Equal Times]

ACFTU in Beijing Issues Guidelines for Unionizing Gig Workers: What Comes Next? 2021-09-28 [China Labour Bulletin]

Independent journalist Huang Xueqin and labor activist Wang Jianbing disappeared 2021-09-25 [NGOCN]

High-level guidance on platform employment lacks teeth 2021-09-23 [China Labour Bulletin]

Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions to dissolve 2021-09-22 [HKCTU]

Celebrating the ordinary workers at the heart of the movement 2021-09-21 [China Labour Bulletin]

Press freedom groups call for release of Zhang Zhan 2021-09-17 [IFJ]

Tutors struggle for compensation after mass layoffs 2021-09-09 [CLB]

A public letter from a union leader in jail 2021-09-07 [HKCTU]

Chinese smart phone producer violates workers’ rights in Turkey 2021-09-03 [IndustriALL]

Didi and JD.com workers get unions in watershed moment for China's tech sector 2021-09-01 [Saltwire]

Concerns over journalist’s health on hunger strike 2021-08-27 [IFJ]

Alibaba employee's stand shows failure of corporate anti-harassment policies 2021-08-24 [CLB]

Henan overtakes Guangdong in number of worker protests 2021-08-24 [CLB]

Will China’s trade union finally live up to its obligations under the Work Safety Law? 2021-08-24 [CLB]

One year on from her arrest, colleagues call for release of Australian journalist Cheng Lei 2021-08-17 [MEAA]

Media calls on China to release Australian journalist Cheng Lei 2021-08-13 [IFJ]

Biggest teachers’ union drops political bombshell, announcing its disbandment after authorities cut ties 2021-08-11 [South China Morning Post]

Citizen journalist jailed for providing information to human rights groups 2021-08-07 [IFJ]

East Asian education unions unite for quality peace education 2021-08-06 [Education International]

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17-01-1922 Huang Ai and Pang Renquan were beheaded for their role in organizing a mill workers strike. [more]

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