The end of China’s labour reform?

Today's labour news

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

Apple admits it used too many temporary workers in China 2019-09-10 [The Hill]

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

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

Flight Attendant Union Leader Sacked for Expressing Political Views White Terror Looms Over Hong Kong Workplaces For more info 2019-08-28 [HKCTU]

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

Cathay Pacific's crisis just got even uglier 2019-08-24 [CNN]

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

Cathay Dragon fires flight attendant union chief amid pressure from China 2019-08-23 [The Free Press]

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

China state media journalist attacked at airport protests 2019-08-16 [IFJ]

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

UNI joins calls for the protection of democracy in Hong Kong as protests continue 2019-08-15 [UNI Global Union]

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

Amazon investigating report Foxconn used child labor to make its smart devices 2019-08-10 [USAHerald]

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]

Amazon investigating claims its Chinese supplier used illegal child labor to make Alexa devices 2019-08-09 [CNBC]

Schoolchildren in China work overnight to produce Amazon Alexa devices 2019-08-09 [The Guardian]

942 workers on strike against Chinese employer at Thwake Dam project site 2019-08-08 [BWI]

Alarm over prospect of major accidents in August 2019-08-07 [CLB]

Worker protests on the rise as China’s car industry shrinks 2019-08-07 [CLB]

Flights cancelled as Hong Kong aviation workers join strike 2019-08-05 [CNN]

Hong Kong strike disrupts city as leader warns of 'dangerous situation' 2019-08-05 [Washington Post]

General strike: Police Fire Tear Gas As Protesters Occupy Roads and Malls 2019-08-05 [New York Times]

Exploitation of student interns in the spotlight again 2019-08-03 [CLB]

Worker protests on the rise as China’s car industry shrinks 2019-07-30 [CLB]

Rural doctors and teachers take action over chronic underfunding 2019-07-28 [CLB]

Two major accidents at chemical plants in China this week leave at least 17 dead 2019-07-28 [CLB]

Another struggle after one year: Lalamove's exploitation goes on 2019-07-26 [HKCTU]

IFJ writes to Chief Executive over on-going media violations 2019-07-26 [IFJ]

Chinese migrant workers in the gambling industry: “Gold Rush” in the Philippines 2019-07-25 [HKCTU]

Hebei union slams pregnancy discrimination 2019-07-24 [Asia Times]

Journalists attacked as protests erupt 2019-07-22 [IFJ]

MEAA calls on China to release Australian journalist 2019-07-19 [MEAA]

Wife of Australian writer blocked from leaving Beijing 2019-07-15 [IFJ]

Police attack journalists, block reporting in Hong Kong 2019-07-10 [IFJ]

Citizens' Radio office vandalized 2019-07-10 [IFJ]

Government accused of omitting sensitive content from press conference transcript 2019-07-08 [IFJ]

Decent healthcare still a distant dream for most workers 2019-07-06 [CLB]

Hundred workers strike at listed company, Prosperous Printing Co., Ltd. Poor working conditions revealed 2019-07-05 [HKCTU]

Journalists attacked in pro-government rally 2019-07-03 [IFJ]

Sichuan trade union kept busy with poverty alleviation projects while workers go unpaid 2019-07-02 [CLB]

Gone for 100 days: Three labour activists “disappeared” in China 2019-07-02 [clb]

 VIDEO  ‘If I disappear’: Chinese students make farewell messages amid crackdowns over labor activism 2019-06-30 [WaPo]

Chinese-funded power plant in Bangladesh delayed after workers clash 2019-06-24 [Reuters]

Violations of women workers’ rights widespread says Guangzhou court 2019-06-22 [CLB]

Cracks in China’s old-age pension system begin to widen 2019-06-17 [CLB]

Protesters Return to Hong Kong’s Streets, Rejecting Leader’s Apology For more info 2019-06-17 [NYTimes]

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