ACFTU Chair Li Jianguo addressed the opening ceremony.
Chen Hao:the forum will promote exchanges and cooperation between trade unions
Wu Bangguo noted that this will increase the speed of China's economic transformation.
The broad masses of workers are a driving force behind sustainable development.
Wang emphasized that trade unions of all countries should make it a top priority to protect workers’ employment rights, promote and expand employment.
The Chinese government supports the ACFTU’s ’s efforts to expand bilateral exchanges and cooperation with trade unions in other countries.
Trade unions of all countries should choose development roads according to their own national conditions and give full respect to others’ development model in a bid to bring colour and vitality to the international labour movement.
Wang emphasized that trade unions should get actively involved in the formulation of international rules to ensure that workers enjoy a fair and reasonable share of the benefits of development.
Wang stressed that the international labour movement should promote exchanges and dialogue regardless of differences in ideology, culture, religion and international affiliation.
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.