So far, the ACFTU has set aside 353 million yuan for the Warmth Project, which is designed to help struggling workers out of poverty. Trade unions around the country will contribute an estimated 5 billion yuan.
To help carry workers over these hard times, the ACFTU called on trade unions throughout the country to “visit workers at their homes, learn about their living conditions, solve their problems and warm their hearts”.
Trade unions throughout the country offered internships to 122,876 disadvantaged students.
The ACFTU implemented a programme in 2005 to help the poor finance the cost of education.
The authority urged governments at all levels to give top priority to boosting employment.
So far, 377 children have been found eligible for assistance.
In an attempt to promote equality in education, China＇s leading universities are reaching out to students from disadvantaged rural backgrounds, as Luo Wangshu, Su Zhou and Cao Yin report.
the recruitment hike is due to a high turnover rate before and after Lunar New Year.
Students from impoverished families will have more financial support.
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.