Sacrifice of leaving child behind laid bare in British filmmaker’s The Helper documentary about Hong Kong’s foreign domestic workers

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A helper, a servant, or a slave? If only Hongkongers could see the way we treat domestic workers as others do 2017-10-16 [HKFP]

HKJA appalled at threat mails received by HKFP journalists 2017-10-11 [HKJA]

Should Hong Kong’s elderly care sector import foreign labour amid chronic manpower shortage? 2017-10-11 [SCMP]

Sacrifice of leaving child behind laid bare in British filmmaker’s The Helper documentary about Hong Kong’s foreign domestic workers 2017-10-09 [SCMP]

Film review: The Helper – Hong Kong foreign domestic workers’ lives and dreams revealed in heartfelt documentary 2017-10-09 [SCMP]

Minority residents ask Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to address inequality concerns 2017-10-09 [SCMP]

Rule requiring domestic workers to live with employers faces legal challenge 2017-10-06 [HK Free Press]

Landmark 'slavery' court case: Domestic workers challenge compulsory live-in rule 2017-10-06 [MDT]

Domestic helper launches bid to end rule saying she has to live with her employer 2017-10-05 [The South China Morning Post]

Bus driver work shifts under review after fatal Hong Kong crash, labour chief says 2017-09-29 [SCMP]

Explain This: Are Hong Kong bus drivers dangerously overworked? 2017-09-27 [SCMP]

HKJA welcomes the government’s decision to lift its bar on digital only media 2017-09-21 [HKJA]

Workers pressured to resign. Fears of financial problems at charity 2017-09-19 [HK Standard]

Domestic helpers in Sheung Wan get highest pay in HK: survey 2017-09-18 [Ejinsight]

Joint Statement by HK Labour NGOs: Restore Meng Han’s Freedom, Stop all Surveillance Now 2017-09-18 [HKCTU]

We are part of Hong Kong society’: Domestic workers campaign for HK$5,500 liveable wage 2017-09-11 [HKFP]

Worker, 68, killed as concrete slab breaks loose at building 2017-08-30 [EJ Insight]

Workers union takes on “ableist” practices within Hongkong Post 2017-08-29 [HRD]

Cuts to annual leave and sent to chop down trees: marine workers decry treatment by management 2017-08-29 [The South China Morning Post]

Human Trafficking: Close and Often Enough 2017-08-25 [HKCTU]

When local and migrant domestic workers fight together 2017-08-25 [Open Democracy]

Construction union raises questions about gondola accident during Typhoon Hato 2017-08-25 [SCMP]

Airport union warns of worker shortage 2017-08-25 [HK Standard]

Post staff stage protest against disability discrimination at work 2017-08-24 [SCMP]

Tower Crane Operator Network: Solidarity Call from Up in the Air 2017-08-22 [BWI Global Union ]

Politician Called ‘Inhumane’ For Suggesting Domestic Helpers Use Less A/C 2017-08-15 [AFP]

Woman Complains Maid Used AC Without Permission 2017-08-15 [UNI]

Employer who prevented domestic worker from using air-con ‘cyberbullied’, says rights group 2017-08-15 [HKFP]

Teachers Union Opposes appointment of pro-Beijing Education Secretary 2017-07-10 [SCMP]

HK media censored and controlled during Presidential visit 2017-07-04 [IFJ]

50 years ago a strike in Hong Kong that China doesn't want to talk about 2017-07-01 [Quartz]

New leader Carrie Lam set to face labour timebombs 2017-06-30 [The South China Morning Post]

Apple Daily to dismiss journalists and re-engage them as freelancers 2017-06-29 [HK Free Press]

Gvt working hours plan slammed in Legislative Council 2017-06-21 [SCMP]

Gvt admits overtime pay proposal far from meeting union demands 2017-06-19 [HK Free Press]

Low-paid workers to get contracts guaranteeing overtime pay 2017-06-17 [The South China Morning Post]

Chefs receive HK$200k in unpaid wages after management threaten to sue protesters 2017-06-13 [HK Free Press]

Beaches hit as lifeguards go on strike 2017-06-13 [The Standard]

200 HKers Commemorate Death of Labour Rights Hero 2017-06-07 [HKCTU]

‘Little progress since Erwiana’: activists slam lack of government action over poor sleeping conditions for domestic workers 2017-06-04 [The South China Morning Post]

Worker fired after making sex harassment claim 2017-06-01 [Human Resources]

Imperial Pacific must Pay Legal Wages, Compensate Injuries of Saipan Construction Workers 2017-05-25 [HKCTU]

In the World's Most Expensive City, 1 in 10 Maids Sleeps in a Kitchen, Toilet, or Corner of the Living Room 2017-05-25 [TIME]

Cathay lays off 600 as it faces rising pressure 2017-05-25 [Associated Press]

More gay Hong Kong civil servants could marry abroad for spousal benefits, union says 2017-05-02 [The South China Morning Post]

Union calls for annual minimum wage review 2017-04-30 [The South China Morning Post]

Witnesses to anarchy: the 1967 riots in Hong Kong, by some of those caught up in the violence 2017-04-24 [SCMP]

Asia leads the world on wage growth and even China's solid salary gains are not dulling its competitive edge 2017-04-21 [chinadaily]

Saipan casino workers protest for payment as FBI cites illegal labour 2017-04-17 [CNA]

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