Failures of Enterprise-Level Unionization in China: Implications for Coalmine Safety and Beyond
Liu, Chaojie, International Labour Review
In recent years, China's frequent coalmining accidents have highlighted legislative defects that disable enterprise unions from exercising their statutory functions effectively in regard to occupational safety. The causes of this dysfunction have much wider implications, however. Reviewing the country's Trade Union Law, the author argues for amendments to empower workers to set up genuine enterprise-level unions - by clarifying the procedures for doing so, excluding senior corporate executives from union membership and leadership, securing unions' financial independence from enterprise management, providing safeguards for the election of trade union leaders and their …
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Publication information: Article title: Failures of Enterprise-Level Unionization in China: Implications for Coalmine Safety and Beyond. Contributors: Liu, Chaojie - Author. Journal title: International Labour Review. Volume: 150. Issue: 1/2 Publication date: June 2011. Page number: 163+. © 2008 Blackwell Publishers Ltd. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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