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中 国:广州联盛模具厂集体谈判终与资方签订赔偿协议 [Chinese-language article re workers at Luen Shing Indurstries sign collective agreements with employer after strikes & collective bargaining]
中国劳工通讯 [China Labour Bulletin], 7 Nov 2013

Hong Kong: Kwoon Chung Bus sacks driver allegedly due to union activity; company says dismissal due to safety concerns
South China Morning Post, 14 Aug 2013

China: SACOM urges Foxconn to start democratic & transparent union elections - includes company response
Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior (SACOM), 30 May 2013

Hong Kong: Port operator's contractors allegedly threatened to sack dock workers as strike for higher pay continues
South China Morning Post, 2 Apr 2013

China: Foxconn to be first large company to allow democratic labour union elections
Financial Times, 4 Feb 2013

China: Motorola allegedly signed lay off agreement with union without employees' awareness of union's existence
Tan Min, Caixin (China), 20 Aug 2012

China: Local union alleges Ole Wolff Electronics factory dismissed workers for forming a union – includes company response
Peter Rasmussen, United Federation of Danish Workers, 21 Aug 2008

China: Sports companies team up with unions and NGOs to improve trade unionism & collective bargaining
Play Fair 2008, 2 Jul 2008
- Participating companies include: Nike, adidas, New Balance, Umbro & Speedo

China: Allegations of rigged union elections & poor working conditions at factory supplying adidas - includes company comments
China Labor News Translations, 19 Mar 2008

China: Campaigners say Adidas less willing to let workers organise than Rebook was before takeover, company denies being "anti-union"
Rajesh Chhabara, Ethical Corporation, 2008

US companies lobby against Chinese labour law
Sarah Schafer, Newsweek (USA), 28, May 2007

Two Mainland China experts survey labour rights initiatives by NGOs and companies
Huang Yan & Guo Weiqing, Human Rights in China, 6 Oct 2006

China's proposed new labour laws meet opposition from US business
David Barboza, New York Times, 13 Oct 2006
       Multinationals Accused of Hypocrisy over China Labour Law Reform
       Intl. Textile, Garment and Leather Workers’ Federation (ITGLWF), 26 Oct 2006
       China's proposed labour law reform: concerns about US & European industry association  
       lobbying; company responses & non-responses

       compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, 28 Mar 2007

China's state-run union reacts to Wal-Mart move to allow unions at its China operations
Cui Qingxin Xinhua, China View, 25 Nov 2004

China: Wal-Mart's union ban draws heat
Standard (China), 21 Oct 2004

China: Final report on project promoting worker-management committees at factories producing for Reebok, Nike & Adidas
Project Coordinating Committee, 29 May 2002
“The project has resulted in the creation of young, but functioning, worker-management committees, including one committee supported by a democratically elected union. These committees are the first step in building systems for worker participation in evaluating and improving health, safety, and environmental conditions inside these factories.”

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