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Number 1: Labour and Human Rights in China and Canada

Guest Editors: Lorne Foster & Lesley A. Jacobs

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction: Labour and Human Rights.

Lorne Foster & Lesley A. Jacobs

Sources of Dispute

  1. Analysis of the Chinese Work Stoppage Incidents 2004-2010 by Lilin Li, Miao Miao, Mengjie Hu, & Jingyun Wu.
  1. Migrant Workers in China by Bill Taylor

Abstract      Full Article

  1. Chinese Experiences in Strike Resolution by Tongqing Feng.

Creating Policy Spaces for Improved Labour Relations

  1. Learning Networks as a Tool for Good Governance: The Case of the Canada-China Forum on Industrial Relations and Employment Standards by Lorne Foster.

Abstract      Full Article

  1. The Adjustment of Labour Relations: from “Power Control” to “Game Behavior”? by Qi Li.

Abstract        Full Article

  1. Collective Bargaining and Industrial Relations in Post Transition China by Chang Hee Lee.

Fairness in the Workplace

  1. Inclusive Workplace Practice in Canada: Competing Equalities in an Industrial-Mobile Society by Lorne Foster & Lesley A. Jacobs.

Abstract       Full Article

  1. Labor Relations in Western Countries and China’s path to Harmonious Labor Relations by Jing Wang.
  1. Tackling Human Rights Discriminations in Employment – The Ontario Example by Shaheen Azmi.

Access to Justice

  1. Employment Standards and the Role of the Employer: The Canadian Experience by David J. Corry.
  1. The Problems and Reforms of Labor Relations since the Implementation of Labor Contract Law by Changcheng Wang.

Abstract         Full Article

  1. The Labour Arbitration in Mainland China: Its Current Situation, Characteristics, and Tendencies by Jianyong Li.

Abstract      Full Article

Dispute Mediation and Advocacy

  1. Immigrant, Migrant and Temporary Workers Seeking to Enforce Their Rights in Ontario: The Role of NGO’s by Avvy Go and Dora Nipp.
  1. Centralization and Decentralization of the Collective Bargaining Structure: Theory, Trends, and China’s Practice by Song Zhan.
  1. Mediation and Prevention Mechanisms in Solving Labor Conflicts in China by Feng Xiliang.


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