The government should provide migrant workers with more training and employment information .
Lack of skills said to keep many workers out of modern industries
China had a total of 269 million farmers working in non-agricultural sectors by the end of 2013.
Of the millions of migrant workers who return home for the holiday, some decide to settle down in their hometowns and never return, but most said they plan to come back to the cities where they work.
About 600,000 migrant workers in Guangdong province are expected to travel home by motorbike for Spring Festival in order to beat the travel rush.
The benefits will be the same as those enjoyed by urban residents
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.