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China Automobile equipment company Shenzhen Qiao Feng Technology halts relocation after strike with suspected retaliatory dismissals [China Labour Bulletin] 14-06-2024

China The Return of Strikes in China [Asian Labour Review] 11-06-2024

China / Global International Labour Organization (ILO) and the All-China Federation of Trade Unions (ACFTU) Forge New Agreement to Enhance Trade Union Capacities in Asia and the Pacific [ILO] 06-06-2024

China Due diligence investigation needed after auto parts supplier avoided paying the promised wages and contract gratuity to hundreds of hourly workers [China Labour Bulletin] 30-05-2024

China Volkswagen: Address Uyghur Forced Labor - Supply Chain, Xinjiang Plant Risk Links to Labor Abuses [Human Rights Watch] 27-05-2024

China Garment workers’ unions must engage global brands on impacts of changing business strategies on workers’ rights [China Labour Bulletin] 16-05-2024

China Auto workers bear the brunt of competition and EV transition in Chinese market, international just transition initiatives provide valuable lessons [China Labour Bulletin] 29-04-2024

China / Germany Auto supplier workers in China have a new way to voice grievances, as the German supply chain act came into force [China] 22-04-2024

China Bridging Workers' Rights in China’s Manufacturing Sector with Global Supply Chain Tools: A Case-Oriented Approach [China Labour Bulletin] 16-04-2024

China Exclusion of overtime pay from compensation calculation sparks dissatisfaction among workers during Shanghai Amphenol relocation [China Labour Bulletin] 12-04-2024


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This month in labour history


4-06-1989 The Chinese Army massacres thousands of student and workers demonstrating in Tiananmen Square, Beijing. [more]

6-06-2012 Li Wangyang, an organizer of independent unions, given 21 years in prison for his participation in Tiananmen, who became blind and paralyzed while in prison, is found "after committing suicide" in his hospital room, provoking monster protests in Hong Kong. [more]