Mon, 04/29/2013 - 09:51 — LabourWorld
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Thu, 12/08/2011 - 09:17 — LabourWorld
Tue, 08/30/2011 - 07:48 — LabourWorld
BEIJING— Globe and Mail Blog
Posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 11:33AM EDT
With growth still hovering around 9 per cent and a trade surplus last month at its highest point in more than two years, China appears to be well-positioned to weather the threat to its export industry from another economic slowdown abroad.
But tell that to factory owners in Dongguan, the third-largest city in China’s southern Guangdong province, and a major hub of manufacturing. Reports in two leading Chinese media outlets this week have chronicled closings and relocations of some of Dongguan’s most reliable industries, including shoe manufacturers, toy makers and textile factories.
Sat, 12/25/2010 - 06:22 — Kenneth
By Chen Xin (China Daily)Updated: 2010-12-16 08:26
The country's 2008 and 2009 wage growth may have been overestimated, a senior economist with the International Labor Office (ILO) said on Wednesday.
China has surpassed many countries in wage increases since the financial crisis caused some countries to experience negative growth, a new ILO wage report said.
Fri, 06/11/2010 - 03:21 — wkf
“For labor unionists, activists, scholars and advocates who are outside of China -- but deeply interested in what happens inside China -- the process of going beneath the surface of things is very daunting. In the last three decades capitalists have made themselves at home in China and, along with international finance and trade envoys, political representatives and their allies within academia, think tanks, media and public relations, they have burrowed into Chinese government and business elites to powerfully advance their own interests.
Wed, 06/02/2010 - 04:27 — wkf
In this article, Lau Yu-fan analyses the relationship betwe
Fri, 04/16/2010 - 08:46 — Admin
In this feature of Worlds of Labour website, we invited activists from Germany, UK and China (Hong Kong) to illustrate and comment the changes of social security systems in their own countries and region. They point out the existing problems and proposes improvements.
Previous Special Reports
Fri, 04/16/2010 - 08:14 — Admin
It is an interview record between Mr. Leung Po Lam, the chairperson of Hong Kong Social Security Society and Dr. Mok Tai Kay, the former director of Social Work Department at Hong Kong Baptist University. China's draft law of social security was finally approved at the 12th meeting of the General Committee of the National People's Congress. It is expected that the draft law will be finalized by the end of this year. The Worlds of Labour invited Dr.
Fri, 04/16/2010 - 07:58 — Admin
Hong Kong Social Security Society proposed a transition program for China's pension system. The transition program aims at achieving a unified payment system for the retired persons of both cities and rural villages, and guarantees them 20% of the average monthly salary for those who cannot afford any contributions.
Fri, 04/16/2010 - 07:49 — Admin
A Question and Answer session by the Hong Kong Social Security Society on why Chinese grassroots organziation must be concerned about China's draft law on social security.