Reported by Zheng Caixiong for the China Daily on May 9, the local Guangzhou government has authorized its Public Security Bureau to reissue residential booklets to the farmers in the outlying areas of the metropolis, so that the farmers can begin to enjoy all the same benefits of those living within the city. Guangzhou, until now, had used a rural hukou to differentiate its urban and rual residents, which meant farmers who were registered with rural hukou did not have the same status as urban residents in training, education, pension and medical insurance programs.
Wed, 05/22/2013 - 11:08
Wed, 05/22/2013 - 10:44
May 14, Shanghai, China, CCR CSR facilitated a seminar for Sustainable Management and Successful HR in relation to Young Workers. The seminar was hosted at the International Studies University with an approximate attendance of 70 persons from international companies and organizations. This seminar was a follow-up of the Young Workers seminar that was held January 29, 2013. Additional seminars regarding this subject matter are scheduled for Beijing and Hong Kong later this year.
Sat, 05/18/2013 - 16:16
Much of what has been written of this tragic event focuses on the responsibilities of the international retailers whose clothing is being made in Bangledesh, and in particular what brands have begun, or in some cases not begun, to take corrective actions to protect workers in the workshops their clothing is being produced.
Sat, 05/18/2013 - 15:53
May 18, 2013, The International Business Times published an article on the hardships migrant workers face when separated from their families. The Bottom Of Chinese Society: Migrant Workers And Their Temporary 'Marriages', written by Sophie Song, briefly chronicles the extramarital relationship of two migrant workers and how their relationship came to be.
Wed, 05/15/2013 - 10:51
Zheng Ying Chong, reporting for CSR Asia, published this first part of two articles aimed at addressing the problem of businesses not identifying the rights of the child as a higher priority in their business agendas. Business and children’s rights –Getting children’s rights on your business radar, includes an interview with our Managing Director, Sanna Johnson, in which Sanna identifies different strategies CCR CSR uses to align the rights of the child with business interests, and this begins with educating business managers and executives. In part two of this series, the author will identify two revolutionary initiatives too bring businesses closer to the rights of the child.