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Worker fights downsizing at Harbin Railway, and demands a democratic union

05 April 2011

Click here to download this introduction in PDF format CLNT_ZhaoDongmin_intro This issue of CLNT … features the blogs of Zhu Chunsheng – a worker activist who since late 2010 has been resisting … the Harbin Passenger Railways efforts to lay-off staff and force remaining employees to sign … illegal contracts with worse conditions. He himself has been laid-off. Zhu claims the enterprise … union has refused to assist workers, and he is now calling for new union elections for real worker

http://www.clntranslations.org/article/61/zhu-chunsheng


Labor lawyer imprisoned in Xi’an for organizing against corrupt privatization of state enterprises

10 January 2011

Click here to download this introduction in PDF format CLNT_ZhaoDongmin_intro Against the backdrop … of Liu Xiaobo being awarded the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize, this issue of CLNT highlights the case of … Zhao Dongmin a labor lawyer and Maoist who on 25 October 2010 was sentenced to three years in … prison for applying to set up a workers organisation to monitor the privatization of state … enterprises and alert the authorities about cases of corruption. There are many worker activists and

http://www.clntranslations.org/article/60/zhao-dongmin


Beijing Worker Takes Initiative to Establish Union in Privatized State Enterprise

22 October 2010

Click here to download this introduction in PDF format CLNT_LiuRongli_2_intro In this issue we … document how through the effort of one individual worker in Beijing, Liu Rongli, a small workplace … union branch was set up successfully against all odds. This case demonstrates that there is some … support within the All-China Federation of Trade Unions (ACFTU) for workers to take the initiative … to set up their own union branches, within the parameters of Chinas Trade Union Law. Five years

http://www.clntranslations.org/article/59/liu-rongli-2


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