The Trade Union Law of the People's Republic of China
1992年4月3日第七届全国人民代表大会第五次会议通过（Adopted 3 April 1992 at the 5th Session of the 7th National People's Congress.）
Article 1 This Law is formulated in accordance with the Constitution in order to protect the position of trade unions in State political， economic and social life， to clarify the rights and obligations of trade unions and to enable them to play their proper role in the development of China's socialist modernization.
Article 2 Trade unions are mass organizations formed by the working classes of their own free will.
Article 3 All workers doing physical or mental work in enterprises， public institutions and government organs within Chinese territory who earn their living primarily from wages shall have the right to participate in and form trade union organizations pursuant to the law， regardless of their nationality， race， sex， occupation， religious beliefs or level of education.
Article 4 Trade unions must abide by and safeguard the Constitution and use the Constitution as the standard for their basic activities. Trade union work shall be carried out independently and voluntarily in accordance with the Constitution of Trade Unions.
The trade union members national representative assembly shall formulate or amend the Constitution of the All-China Federation of Trade Unions， which shall be prohibited from conflicting in any way with China's Constitution and laws.