21 February 2020

Xi calls on unions to protect workers’ rights, Xinhua says

President Xi Jinping called on labor unions to serve and safeguard employees’ rights, while stressing the leadership of the Communist Party over the labor unions, Xinhua reported Wednesday. “Trade unions should protect workers’ interests and promote social justice to win public trust and support,” Xi told the new leadership of the All-China Federation of Trade Unions on Wednesday. The job of China’s workers’ movement is to strive for the collective Chinese dream of national rejuvenation, Xi was quoted as saying.

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