China’s official trade union has been told to better represent its members, but analysts question how successful it will be in preventing actions like this one in Shenzhen in August. Photo: Reuters

Xi Jinping tells China’s trade union to put workers first, but will it take any notice?

  • New leaders of All-China Federation of Trade Unions should ‘focus on employees’ most pressing concerns’, president says
  • But workers don’t view official union as an organisation on which they can rely, labour rights expert says
Topic |   Migrant workers in China

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China’s official trade union has been told to better represent its members, but analysts question how successful it will be in preventing actions like this one in Shenzhen in August. Photo: Reuters
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