The State shall protect the legal rights and interests of trade unions and any infringement of these rights and interests shall be prohibited.
Article 5 Trade unions shall organize and educate workers to exercise their democratic rights pursuant to the provisions of China's Constitution and laws， give full play to the nation's role as master， participate through various channels and formats in the management of national affairs， economic and cultural institutions and social matters， assist the people's governments to develop work opportunities， uphold the leadership or the working classes and support the worker-peasant alliance which forms the basis of the people's democratic dictatorship of socialist state power.
Article 6 While upholding the overall rights and interests of the whole nation， trade unions shall， at the same time， safeguard the rights and interests of workers.
A trade union must liaise closely with workers， listen to and reflect their views and requirements， care for their livelihood， assist them in overcoming difficulties and serve them wholeheartedly.
Article 7 The trade union of an enterprise or public institution owned by the whole people or a collectively owned enterprise or public institution shall organize its workers to participate in the said unit's democratic management and democratic supervision pursuant to the provisions of the law.
Article 8 A trade union shall mobilize and educate workers to approach work with the attitude of being the master， to care for State and enterprise property and observe labour discipline and shall urge and organize workers to conscientiously complete production and work assignments.