Monday.COME "Labour Movement and the Formation of Collective Negotiation System in China"
Duan Yi established the first partnership law firm in 1988 and the Guangdou Laowei Law Firm (the Laowei Firm) in 2005 that aims to protect the rights of labour workers. He is now the director of the Laowei Firm and a professor of the Faculty of Law at the Renmin University of China. He is also a member of the China Law Society Social Law Studies Institute and a researcher at the Research Center for Labour Law and Social Security Law of Shenzhen University.
In recent years, Duan’s law firm has been the law consultant for many labour NGO’s and unions. The Laowei Firm engages actively in exploring collective negotiation and has successfully helped the labour of foreign, local and national enterprises in such negotiations. The firm has held forums in Beijing and Hong Kong on the Collective Negotiation System in China, as well as published the academic journal Research on The System of Collective Bargaining. The firm not only elaborates the labour rights in China, it also trains workers for labour movements and has a strong influence on grass-root workers.
Topic: Labour Movement and the Formation of Collective Negotiation System in China
Date: 18 November 2013 (Monday)
Time: 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Venue: NAH 313
Speaker: Duan Yi (Director of the Laowei Firm and Professor of the Faculty of Law at the Renmin University of China)
Host: Jack Qiu (Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Language: Putonghua (Cantonese and English can be used in discussion)
Lunch: HK$10 (The School and GPA Department subsidize the remainder. Lunch is provided for REGISTERED participants only.)
Notes: Monday.COME is open to the staff members and students of the School of Journalism and Communication and the Department of Government and Public Affairs at the Chinese University of Hong Kong only.It is closed to the press.