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Slammed by unions, committee suggests standardised working hours only for low-income employees 2017-01-28 [The Morning Post]

Gov’t plans to strengthen regulation of employment agencies serving Hong Kong domestic workers 2017-01-24 [HK Free Press]

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McDonald's sale of China, HK business may hurt workers 2017-01-24 [CNBC]

Domestic helper gets HK$562,000 compensation after rape trauma 2017-01-09 [Ejinsight ]

Key Labour and welfare issues 'like walking on thin ice' 2017-01-09 [SCMP]

New HK journalist union Gen-Sec Joyce Nip 2017-01-06 [HKJA]

Union urges action on beauty centre packages 2017-01-03 [RTHK]

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HK-listed companies cheat Chinese workers out of their hard-earned money 2016-12-25 [HKCTU]

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Ombudsman rules in HKJA favour over Gvt denying access to digital media journalists 2016-12-07 [HKJA]

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Ming Pao staff slam poor progress of probe into alleged police assault on reporter 2016-12-06 [HK Free Press]

After Window-Washing Deaths, a Debate Over Migrants’ Rights 2016-11-23 [NYTimes]

Compromise on Hong Kong working hours finally in sight as unionists propose 44-hour work week 2016-11-18 [The South China Morning Post]

Labour Activist Meng Han Unjustly Sentenced to 21 months in Prison 2016-11-17 [HKCTU]

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Construction Union leader barred from election under Progressive ticket opposed to CY Leung 2016-11-17 [SCMP]

Cathay cabin crew demand 5pc pay rise and wage freeze for managers who made wrong call on fuel prices 2016-11-15 [The South China Morning Post]

Indonesian Community in Hong Kong Welcomes Life Sentence for British Banker Rurik Jutting 2016-11-08 [TIME]

Ban on domestic worker window cleaning: Indonesia to join Phillipines 2016-10-17 [Ejinsight]

After five deaths this year, Hong Kong’s Filipino domestic helpers will no longer have to clean windows 2016-10-17 [Quartz]

Unions demand more safety inspections in wake of sharp increase in worker roadside deaths 2016-10-17 [SCMP]

Windows break for Filipino helpers 2016-10-17 [HK Standard]

Tight squeeze: Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific to introduce 10-abreast seating in its Boeing planes 2016-10-03 [The South China Morning Post]

Maid says boss sacked her over pregnancy, seeks HK$500,000 2016-09-12 [Ejinsight]

Construction workers can now cool off in new uniforms 2016-09-12 [SCMP]

Foreign maids seek higher pay, ban on high-rise window cleaning 2016-09-06 [Ejinsight]

Domestic workers march against window-cleaning after deaths 2016-09-06 [HK Free Press]

HKCTU-aligned Labour Party vows to reflect on its failures 2016-09-06 [RTHK]

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Maid agency fined HK$30,000 for overcharging 2016-09-03 [RTHK]

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