The HRIC Daily Brief is a daily selection of news stories and commentary related to human rights in China, drawn from Chinese- and English-language news and online media sources that we monitor daily. In addition to headlines and source links, HRIC also provides English translation of Chinese headlines.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Labor (劳工)

全国工会会员达2.8亿人 最低工资标准年均提高12.6% (Labor union membership reaches 280 million, minimum wage increases 12.6% each year on average)
People’s Daily, October 15, 2013

China pledges to close 2,000 mines by end of 2015
Associated Press, October 13, 2013