Research Reports

China Labour Bulletin has produced an extensive series of Chinese and English language research reports that provide an in-depth analysis of some of the key labour rights issues in China today, and offer a series of recommendations designed to resolve the most pressing problems.  Several older reports have executive summaries in French, German and Italian.

English Language Reports

The Workers' Movement in China

A series of reports tracking the development and characteristics of China's workers' movement since 2000, as well as specific incidents during in the reform of state-owned enterprises.

Migrant, Student and Overseas Workers etc.

In-depth reports examining the issues affecting China's migrant workers and their families: getting a decent wage, hazardous working conditions and the social and employment discrimination they face in the cities and overseas.

Health and Safety

A series of investigations into one of the most critical issues faced by workers in China today, high rates of work-related accidents and deaths, and the tremendous difficulties workers encounter in claiming compensation for occupational disease.

Trade Unions and Collective Bargaining

Research report on collective bargaining efforts in the Global South. 

Research reports and commentaries that examine the attempts of the Chinese government and the All-China Federation of Trade Unions (ACFTU) to manage labour relations in China.

Foreign Language Executive Summaries




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