The booming domestic service industry, which has close bearing on people’s lives, has become a new economic growth point.
The demand for Chinese yue sao - nannies for baby and mother in the first months after birth - is rising on the back of an expected baby boom in the Year of the Horse and relaxed family planning regulations
There are one or two hundred orders placed every day, but only 30 or 40 domestic workers are available to dispatch.
Companies are facing a shortage in applicants, despite a rise in demand for such services.
A poll showed that extended families have a much higher demand for domestic workers than nuclear families.
To promote the development of the local domestic service industry, the Qinghai Woman Cadre’s School has introduced many beneficial projects and training courses, benefiting over 4, 000 people in the past three years.
Family services are no longer cheap commodities every one can afford. Now they are a luxury.
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.