On April 8 2015, ACFTU Chair Li Jianguo met with a delegation headed by Ulises Guilarte, General Secretary of the Central Workers of Cuba(CTC), at Beijing’s Great Hall of the People.
On April 7, 2015, ACFTU Vice-Chair Li Yufu met with a delegation from the Central Workers of Cuba(CTC) led by its General Secretary Ulises Guilarte in Beijing.
In recent years, China has strengthened labour legislation and legislation in the social field, presenting an opportunity for trade unions to step up participation in legislation and law enforcement.
Trade unions should adapt to the changes in corporate structure, composition of workers and labour relations, give full play to their own advantages, fulfill their duties and work toward the benefit of the broad masses of workers.
Up to now, 49,400 unionized enterprises in Beijing have signed collective contracts covering 2.8 million. Meanwhile, 52,500 enterprises, including 3,106 with 100 workers, have signed collective wage contracts covering 2.9 million workers.
New data from the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security shows the percentage-growth rate of China's social insurance income has surpassed payments this past year.
The ACFTU has rolled out its work plan for 2015. The plan specifies measures to be taken to build a strong trade union movement.
ACFTU Chair Li Jianguo met with a delegation from ITUC-AP headed by its president G. Sanjeeva REDDY on February13th, 2015 in Beijing.
On February 7, 2015, Yueya Neighborhood in Qinhuai District, Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu province, held a workers’ congress for the catering industry.
Recently the Supreme People’s Court, the Supreme People’s Procuratorate, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security and the Ministry of Public Security jointly issued Circular on Further Strengthening the Work Related to Criminal Cases Involving Wage Arrears, calling for greater efforts to strike hard on wage defaulting.
China’s Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, State Administration of Work Safety and ACFTU have jointly issued the Opinions on Further Improving Work-Related Insurance for the Construction Industry.
ACFTU Vice Chair Liu Guozhong met with a delegation from ITUC-AP headed by its president G. Sanjeeva REDDY, also the president of INTUC, on February11th, 2015 in Beijing.
The purchasing power of workers in Shanghai and Beijing is growing closer to that in many European cities.
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.