The workers striving behind the scenes to combat the coronavirus in Wuhan

Today's labour news

Post Office workers refuse to touch parcels from China amid coronavirus outbreak 2020-02-13 [Radio 702]

KHMWU in solidarity with Wuhan's health and medical workers 2020-02-11 [CINA]

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

Hong Kong hotel workers denounce plans to quarantine mainland visitors and tourists at hotels 2020-02-10 [IUF]

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: Hong Kong medical workers vote down plans to extend their strike having earlier escalated their action by occupying key floors of Hospital Authority headquarters 2020-02-07 [SCMP]

Hong Kong medical workers continue to strike for border closure 2020-02-07 [France 24]

 VIDEO  Medical Workers Stage Protest at Hospital Authority Offices 2020-02-07 [VOA]

15th person tests positive for Wuhan coronavirus as hospital workers go on strike 2020-02-03 [Coconuts Hong Kong]

Hong Kong union calls strike to demand China border closure 2020-02-01 [Associated Press]

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

Hong Kong hospital workers to strike in bid for closure of China borders 2020-02-01 [New York Post]

E tu: safety of Air NZ Wuhan crew paramount 2020-01-31 [E tu union]

China coronavirus: Hong Kong nurses call in sick in protest at government refusal to close borders 2020-01-30 [The Star]

Hong Kong Unions Threaten Strikes in Push for Border Closure to Curb Virus 2020-01-30 [US News and World Report]

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]

Scammed Chinese workers promised fairness instead told to go-union 2020-01-21 [Radio New Zealand]

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]

Unions fear for 4,000 staff if Chinese company buys loss-making steelmaker 2020-01-10 [Guardian]

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

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

Rights Monitor Group Tracking 60,000 North Korean Workers in Northeastern China 2019-12-24 [Radio Free Asia]

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]

GMB responds to reports British Steel deal 'close to collapse' 2019-12-16 [GMB]

Situation for journalists continues to decline 2019-12-06 [IFJ]

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]

Government fails to ensure the safety of journalists and uphold rights 2019-11-22 [IFJ]

Educators stand with democracy defenders 2019-11-18 [Education International]

Increasing police violence as crisis deepens 2019-11-13 [BWI]

IFJ urges the Hong Government to apologise for assaults on journalists 2019-11-13 [IFJ]

Understanding worker protests at Chinese enterprises in Vietnam 2019-11-11 [China Labour Bulletin]

CTU concerned with 'upgrade' of China Free Trade Agreement 2019-11-05 [NZCTU-te Kauae Kamahi]

Chinese #MeToo journalist detained for reporting on Hong Kong protests 2019-10-25 [IFJ]

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]

Lee Cheuk-yan of the HKCTU: “When you beat, arrest, prosecute and shoot at protestors, social dialogue is very difficult” 2019-10-18 [Equal Times]

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]

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