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Elon Musk praises Chinese workers for ‘burning the 3am oil’ – here’s what that really looks like [The Guardian] 2022-05-13

Shanghai’s frontline workers document their struggles online under lockdown [CLB] 2022-05-05

Coal mines hastily restart production to manage energy crisis, leading to deadly accidents [China Labour Bulletin] 2022-04-26

La OIT celebra el avance de China hacia la ratificación de dos convenios sobre trabajo forzoso [OIT] 2022-04-21

L'OIT salue l'avancée de la Chine vers la ratification de deux Conventions sur le travail forcé [OIT] 2022-04-21

ILO welcomes China’s move towards the ratification of two forced labour Conventions [ILO] 2022-04-21

March 2022 labour news roundup: China’s workers in the Covid-19 wave [China Labour Bulletin] 2022-04-06

Former union leaders arrested as repression escalates [ITUC] 2022-04-04

Workers live in factories, food delivery drivers sleep outside, and medical staff die from overwork in Covid-19 wave [China Labour Bulletin] 2022-03-30

Labour policy suggestions put forward at annual legislative meetings in Beijing [China Labour Bulletin] 2022-03-22

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Elon Musk praises Chinese workers for ‘burning the 3am oil’ – here’s what that really looks like 2022-05-13 [The Guardian]

Loblaw faces pressure from activist investors, BMO over allegations of ties to suppliers in China’s Uyghur region 2022-05-11 [The Record]

Loblaw Shareholders Choose to Pursue Uyghur Issue 2022-05-06 [Morningstar]

Shanghai’s frontline workers document their struggles online under lockdown 2022-05-05 [CLB]

Coal mines hastily restart production to manage energy crisis, leading to deadly accidents 2022-04-26 [China Labour Bulletin]

La OIT celebra el avance de China hacia la ratificación de dos convenios sobre trabajo forzoso 2022-04-21 [OIT]

L'OIT salue l'avancée de la Chine vers la ratification de deux Conventions sur le travail forcé 2022-04-21 [OIT]

ILO welcomes China’s move towards the ratification of two forced labour Conventions 2022-04-21 [ILO]

March 2022 labour news roundup: China’s workers in the Covid-19 wave 2022-04-06 [China Labour Bulletin]

Former union leaders arrested as repression escalates 2022-04-04 [ITUC]

US and Australian Press Clubs join in calling for the release of MEAA member Cheng Lei 2022-04-01 [MEAA]

Australian, U.S. Press Leaders Condemn China’s Secretive Prosecution and Detention of TV Journalist 2022-03-31 [IFJ]

Workers live in factories, food delivery drivers sleep outside, and medical staff die from overwork in Covid-19 wave 2022-03-30 [China Labour Bulletin]

New research underlines Beijing’s attempts to sway international perception through media 2022-03-29 [IFJ]

Labour policy suggestions put forward at annual legislative meetings in Beijing 2022-03-22 [China Labour Bulletin]

Extension of retirement age in Jiangsu province highlights gender effects of labour policies 2022-03-21 [CLB]

Chinese police intimidate and pressure Spanish journalist 2022-03-21 [IFJ]

High frequency of gas accidents threatens safety of workers across industries 2022-03-17 [China Labour Bulletin]

US Should Fully Apply New Forced Labor Law 2022-03-11 [Human Rights Watch]

China needs factory workers, not drivers: NPC delegate 2022-03-09 [Sixth Tone]

International Women’s Day: Female journalists remain behind bars in China and Hong Kong 2022-03-09 [IFJ]

CLB Report: Reimagining Workers’ Rights in China 2022-03-09 [China Labour Bulletin]

14 Workers Confirmed Dead in China Coal Mine Collapse 2022-03-07 [AP]

February 2022 labour news round-up: Young workers are dying from excessive hours 2022-02-28 [China Labour Bulletin]

Celebrando la inhumanidad – Lecciones de los Juegos Olímpicos de Invierno en China 2022-02-27 [ICM]

Attempts to regulate overtime work at China’s tech giants are not going well 2022-02-25 [China Labour Bulletin]

Celebrating Inhumanity – Lessons from the Winter Olympics in China 2022-02-21 [BWI]

Increase in strikes in logistics and service sectors in 2021 not expected to let up 2022-02-21 [China Labour Bulletin]

IOC Can’t Ensure Olympic Apparel Is Abuse-Free 2022-02-14 [Human Rights Watch]

China continues its labour abuse practices against Uighurs: UN 2022-02-13 [Aljazeera]

Journalist interrupted by authorities during live report on Beijing Olympics 2022-02-08 [IFJ]

Les Jeux olympiques ne doivent pas éclipser le combat pour les droits humains 2022-02-04 [IE]

Los Juegos Olímpicos de Invierno no deben eclipsar la lucha por los derechos humanos 2022-02-04 [IE]

Winter Olympics must not overshadow the fight for human rights 2022-02-04 [EI]

Correspondents in China face intimidation amid declining press freedom 2022-02-01 [IFJ]

First local Covid-19 case in Xi’an outbreak highlights lack of labour protections for frontline workers 2022-01-31 [China Labour Bulletin]

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]

La marchandise des Jeux olympiques de Pékin pourrait être contaminée, selon la coalition - WWD 2022-01-06 [Homme du Match]

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]

Devant le tribunal, le militant Lee Cheuk Yan rappelle la lutte du peuple chinois pour la liberté et la démocratie 2021-12-09 [FO]

La société civile de Hong Kong décimée : trop, c’est trop ! 2021-12-06 [CSI]

Sociedad civil diezmada en Hong Kong: ¡Ya basta! 2021-12-06 [CSI]

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

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