China’s Restless Workers
By Neil Thompson
Labor strikes are rising in China as weak demand sees factories shutter and workers’ pay cut.
Some Chinese Shun Grueling Careers for ‘Low-Desire Life’
By Joe McDonald and Fu Ting
The “lie flat” trend provides some young Chinese with escape from the grueling pressures of school, work, and family responsibilities.
Could Biden Make US-China Trade Better for Workers?
By Michael Haack
If decoupling is not in the cards, the United States must find a way to ensure trade improves the lives of workers - on both sides of the Pacific.
Alibaba’s Jack Ma Sparks Debate Over China’s Long Working Hours
By Christopher Bodeen and Wang Shanshan
The long-held expectation of long hours and weekend work is now sparking a backlash.
As China's Economy Slows, Workers' Anger Soars
By Cal Wong
As workers face layoffs and unpaid wages, they are increasingly taking to the streets.
Wal-Mart Uprising: The Battle for Labor Rights in China
By Linda van der Horst
Wal-Mart is the latest frontier in China's nascent labor rights movement.