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Vietnamese workers still in the dark about potential of new representative organisations

Vietnam’s new initiative to allow the creation of worker organizations not affiliated to the official trade union has made a faltering start.
21 January 2021

Temporary workers stage mass protests at electronics factories in China and India

Thousands of temporary workers staged a mass protest outside the Pegatron factory in Shanghai on 19 December after managers at the Taiwan-owned electronics company ordered them to relocate to another facility in Kunshan.
22 December 2020

Myanmar workers protest union busting efforts in the garment industry

Kyaw Ye Lynn reports from Yangon on how trade unionists are seeking to protect jobs and livelihoods during the pandemic.
22 December 2020

Workers in the Global South face unprecedented challenges in 2020

CLB investigates how the Covid-19 pandemic and economic contraction has affected the world’s two largest workforces in China and India.
19 November 2020

The Karnataka Garment Workers Union, Bengaluru: A case study

In the third article in a series on workers’ rights and collective action in India, P.K. Anand looks at the Karnataka Garment Workers Union.
16 November 2020

Alibaba’s global ambitions present a dilemma for European labour

Chinese tech giant Alibaba is establishing an e-commerce hub at Liège Airport. What does this mean for workers and trade unions in Europe?
10 November 2020

The All-India Gig Workers Union: A case study

In the second article in a series on workers’ rights and collective action in India, P.K. Anand looks at the All-India Gig Workers Union.
09 November 2020

The Indian Federation of App-based Transport Workers: A case study

This is the first in a short series of articles on workers’ rights and collective action in India during the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown.
02 November 2020

Vietnam prepares to begin a new chapter in labour organizing

Starting in 2021, Vietnam will allow the creation of new worker representative organizations not affiliated with the official trade union.
07 September 2020

Cambodia’s never-ending demand for cement is putting workers’ lives at risk

Chinese-invested cement companies eager to cash in on Cambodia’s building boom are paying scant regard to safety
30 June 2020
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