On November 17, 2014, Wuxi Municipal Trade Union Federation in Jiangsu province staged a job fair to help find jobs for migrant workers, laid-off workers, struggling families and college graduates.
The joint meeting system through which trade unions participate in state governance constitutes an important form of social dialogue in China.
After nearly five months of tough negotiations, the Jiujie Tea Plantation in Xinzhou District, Wuhan City, has signed its first collective contract.
Recently the Huangpu District Trade Union Federation and the Minhang District Trade Union Federation in Shanghai issued an improvement notice.
Since the beginning of 2014, a spate of wage disputes has erupted in some deficit-ridden enterprises in Yiwu City, Zhejiang Province.
ACFTU Vice-Chair Jiang Guangping made the remarks at the opening ceremony of the China-South Asia Trade Union Leaders’ Seminar held from November 25 to December 2, 2014.
A survey of 937,300 workers conducted by the Sichuan Provincial Trade Union Federation has found that 51,400 workers do not have a signed contract as required by law. Legal experts put it down to unfair labour practices.
Recently the Anshun Municipal Judicial Bureau in Guizhou Province and the municipal trade union federation jointly set up a legal service team composed of 20 lawyers.
To help women workers juggle work and family, the Chingqing Municipal Trade Union has formed a team of invited experts to help with the administration of Care for Women, a programme launched by the ACFTU to address the needs of women workers.
At the beginning of September 2014, trade union leaders from around the country attended a week-long seminar hosted by the ACFTU.
Trade unions in central China’s Hubei Province are going all out to tap the talent of women workers.
Recently Zhengzhou, capital city of central China’s Henan Province, issued a Circular on Promoting Graduate Employment and Graduate Startups in 2014.
The China Employee Benefits Index (CEBI) is the first index of employee social protection in China.
The complicated working environment presents great obstacles for officials and activists of trade unions.
Trade unions should strive within the legal framework for rights and benefits both for workers and themselves.
Over the past year, trade unions across China have done their utmost to uphold migrant workers’ rights, scoring substantial achievements.
An employer who maliciously defaulted on workers’ wages were sentenced to two and a half years in prison and a fine of up to 50,000 yuan.
Sichuan Trade Union Federation opened a hotline besides offering legal aid on its micro blog.
In 1953, China established a retirement pension system for enterprise employees.