Analysis of the Actuality of Shanxi Provincial Coal Miners’ Labor Rights and Interests from the View of the Labor Contract Law of PRC

Wei Wang


Shanxi Provincial coal miners’ labor rights and interests are damaged badly, which is worrying in recent years. Through the face to face interviews with principals of miners, labor unions, coal enterprises, labor and social security bureaus in Taiyuan City, Jinzhong City, Linfen City and Jincheng City in Shanxi Province, the first-hand materials were acquired. From the view of the Labor Contract Law of PRC, first the actuality of Shanxi Provincial coal miners’ labor rights and interests was expounded in the article, then the reasons about the existing problems were analyzed, and finally the reasonable advices were proposed, which aim for perfecting laws and regulations, enhancing miners’ consciousness of maintaining rights, regulating the behaviors of coal enterprises, and protecting miners’ rights and interests from many aspects.

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