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  1. News - China - LABOUR

    Guangdong collective bargaining proposal seen as bellwether for China

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:13am by Mimi Lau

    ... bargaining. The proposed Regulations on Enterprise Collective Consultations and Collective Contracts, first introduced by a trade union, would give workers the right to demand meetings with employers ... that many say have hurt Guangdong's economy, and that it would advance labour rights throughout China. In the spring, as many as 40,000 workers laid down their tools at Yue Yuen Industrial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1547574/guangdong-collective-bargaining-proposal-seen-bellwether-china
  2. News - China - LABOUR

    Student workers at Dongguan factory were under-age, state media claim

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 04:02am by Andrea Chen

    ... as saying. Her job was to operate a cutting machine. "But I wanted to keep my job to earn more money." Workers' rights groups say child labour is widespread on the mainland, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1547020/student-workers-dongguan-factory-were-under-age-state-media-claim
  3. News - China - LABOUR

    Rare decision: Xiamen labour panel punishes foreign-run company in dispute over workers' strike

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 12:08pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... lawyer in Beijing, told the South China Morning Post. Although the right to strike is enshrined in the constitution, “often [a] strike is treated as absenteeism, which violates company ... that “trade unions shall coordinate labour relations, and safeguard the labour rights and interests of … employees through equal negotiation and a collective contract system”. But Kewei’s management ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1529922/shock-decision-xiamen-labour-panel-punishes-foreign-run-company-dispute
  4. News - World - LABOUR

    Fast-food workers in global protest to demand higher pay, and union rights

    Posted May 16th 2014, 10:46pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in New York Workers seeking higher wages and union rights take coordinated action against chains such as McDonald's, from Hong Kong to New York Global protest over fast-food ... as part of a campaign seeking higher wages and the right to unionise. The Hong Kong protest took place on Thursday at the McDonald's branch at Star House, Tsim Sha Tsui. About 25 protesters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1513675/fast-food-workers-global-protest-demand-higher-pay-and-union-rights
  5. News - Asia - LABOUR

    Singapore repatriation firms' tactics under workers' rights microscope

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 05:02am by AP

    ... in turn contacted migrant-rights activist Jolovan Wham. Jakir was allowed to leave the offices of the repatriation company after Wham signed a form stating that he would be responsible for paying ... to legalise his stay pending outcome of his case." In a report last year on human trafficking, the US said some repatriation companies in Singapore had "seized and confined" workers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1429156/singapore-repatriation-firms-tactics-under-workers-rights-microscope
  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hong Kong firms, mainland police 'in cahoots'

    Posted May 08th 2014, 04:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... these Hong Kong enterprises with mainland businesses have political connections, with which they try to limit labour rights," Mung said. Kader declined to comment, while Ting could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1506824/hong-kong-firms-mainland-police-cahoots
  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    60pc of helpers verbally abused, survey finds

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 04:10am by Phila Siu, Stuart Lau

    ... While the law punishes physical assaults, it would be "very difficult" to prosecute in cases of verbal abuse, said Mark Daly, a human rights lawyer. The welfare of the city's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1492038/60pc-helpers-verbally-abused-survey-finds
  8. News - China - LABOUR

    Factory fire wounds refuse to heal

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:32am by MANDY ZUO

    ... In other countries, large factory accidents have triggered safety laws and advanced labour rights. The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in 1911 in New York killed 146 workers, mostly young female ... teenagers. Sun, now 41, had come from Henan's countryside. She never worried about safety or her worker's rights in her few months at work. More than 20 workers lived in a room of about 30 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1501171/factory-fire-wounds-refuse-heal
  9. News - China - LABOUR

    Labour advocate helping Dongguan factory strike arrested over WeChat message

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 07:19pm by Echo Hui

    ... Echo Hui echo.hui@scmp.com Lin Dong facing public disorder charge over strike-related 'online rumour', but rights groups say it is part of crackdown on labour unrest A labour rights advocate who was advising sports-shoe factory workers waging one of Dongguan city’s biggest strikes has been arrested on criminal charges of disturbing public order. Lin Dong, a member ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1500074/labour-advocate-helping-dongguan-factory-strike-arrested-over-wechat
  10. Business - Economy - LABOUR

    Chinese graduates deepen hi-tech inroads

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 01:17am by BLOOM

    ... right now." It’s not necessarily competing head to head. They’re going to outflank us DAN BREZNITZ, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO Some of those choices may shake the global economy. Close to seven ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1486330/chinese-graduates-deepen-hi-tech-inroads

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