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Truck drivers stranded across China are unable to earn an income, lack food and bare necessities

Pandemic-related restrictions on movement and economic conditions have uniquely affected China’s truck drivers
16 May 2022

Different contexts, similar solutions: solidarity with workers everywhere

On International Workers’ Day, CLB published a new report on the story of one union in Bangalore, India, practising collective bargaining through the global pandemic. Told through the eyes of worker representatives and union organisers at the Karnataka Garment Workers Union (KOOGU), the union’s roadmap of how to organise workers at the factory level for sustainable change is a roadmap for workers anywhere and everywhere to start reclaiming their bargaining power. 
11 May 2022

April 2022 labour news roundup: truck drivers trapped by pandemic prevention

In this edition: Shanghai under the Omicron wave; internet companies lay off workers; how companies are dodging labour laws; unpaid wages for China’s football teams
10 May 2022

An introduction to China Labour Bulletin’s Strike Map

There are no official statistics on the number of strikes and worker protests in China. CLB’s Strike Map is currently the only publicly accessible database that contains detailed information on more than 14,000 workers’ collective actions in China dating back to 2011
04 May 2022

Shanghai’s frontline workers document their struggles online under lockdown

CLB’s Workers’ Calls-for-Help Map has logged numerous examples of frontline workers’ rights being violated all while they work to support the lockdown
03 May 2022

Cities in lockdown lack infrastructure to support essential workers

The pandemic and frontline workers, China’s Two Sessions, deadly gas accidents on the rise, and collective bargaining in India’s garment sector
06 April 2022

March 2022 labour news roundup: China’s workers in the Covid-19 wave

In this edition: Workers in the pandemic, tech layoffs, parcel delivery rate cuts, food delivery workers' rewards and punishments, age limits in construction industry, overtime culture, vocational student intern deaths, and a rise in teacher qualification applications
06 April 2022

Workers live in factories, food delivery drivers sleep outside, and medical staff die from overwork in Covid-19 wave

Frontline workers have borne the brunt of the latest wave of Covid-19 hitting Shanghai and Shenzhen especially hard
30 March 2022

Labour policy suggestions put forward at annual legislative meetings in Beijing

Discussions at these meetings act as a barometer on labour policies for the coming year
22 March 2022

New research report analyses a decade of labour rights data

In a new 120+ page report released today and available for free public download, CLB takes a case-based approach to examining the last ten years of workers’ rights issues and the policy reasons for rapidly increasing inequality. Xi Jinping underscored the urgency of tackling inequality in January 2021:
09 March 2022
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