Food delivery workers

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Food delivery workers need a trade union to push for real change

China’s major food delivery companies have made some concessions to workers in response to public pressure, but fundamental problems in the industry remain.
22 September 2020

Food delivery drivers strike over increased competition

China’s biggest food delivery app, Meituan Dianping, announced a major rebound in sales last month. However, neither the company’s drivers nor the restaurants that supply customers are cheering. 
02 June 2020

Workers’ struggles echo around the world as pandemic spreads

On May Day this year, we highlight the struggle of workers in China and around the world to protect their health and livelihood during the coronavirus pandemic
01 May 2020

Covid-19 and the crisis of informal labour in India

As India’s national lockdown continues, P.K. Anand argues the time has come for the government to wake up to the reality of Indian labour relations.
13 April 2020

Workplace accidents decline but coronavirus infection threat remains

While the number of workplace accidents in China has fallen significantly since the start of the coronavirus (Covid-19) epidemic, there have already been several cases of Covid-19 infections in enterprises that resumed production without taking the necessary precautions to protect workers.
24 March 2020

Workers in limbo as authorities struggle for a coherent coronavirus policy

The government's need to get the economy moving again while controlling the spread of Covid-19 has left workers uncertain of whether or not they can return to work and the dangers they face if they do.
20 February 2020

Holding China’s trade unions to account

CLB conducts a one year, in-depth investigation into the All-China Federation of Trade Union’s reform initiative.
17 February 2020

China staggers back to work amid continued coronavirus outbreak

Employees who had been on extended leave over the Lunar New Year Holiday are gradually returning to work but serious problems resulting from the coronavirus such as a lack of protective clothing, travel restrictions, and gaps in the supply chain remain unresolved.
12 February 2020

The workers striving behind the scenes to combat the coronavirus in Wuhan

The novel coronavirus outbreak has placed extraordinary demands on Wuhan’s delivery workers, taxi drivers, sanitation and community workers, who are all playing a vital role in keeping the city moving.
04 February 2020

The state of labour relations in China, 2019

CLB examines the key developments and emerging trends in worker activism in China in 2019
13 January 2020
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