Union launches campaign to end exploitation of Hong Kong’s domestic workers

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Second firefighter killed as Ngau Tau Kok blaze rages on for 4th day 2016-06-24 [COCONUTS Hong Kong]

Employment agency fined HK$9,000 for overcharging maid 30 times 2016-06-24 [ejinsight]

Hundreds of lifeguards to strike on Sunday 2016-06-24 [RTHK]

Second firefighter dies in hospital as storage unit fire rages into fourth day 2016-06-24 [HK Free Press]

Snakes alive: Hong Kong census workers to be protected against snake or dog bites 2016-06-24 [SCMP]

Shanghai Disneyland pays workers a third of Hong Kong Disneyland wages, staff say 2016-06-23 [HK Free Press]

Fireman, 30, dies after fighting ongoing blaze at Ngau Tau Kok storage unit, 4 others hospitalised 2016-06-23 [COCONUTS Hong Kong]

Cabin crew protest over divisive pay contract 2016-06-20 [HK Standard]

Social Workers Union leader eyes election to Legco 2016-06-20 [HK Standard]

Hundreds march to demand universal pensions 2016-06-20 [RTHK]

Cleaners’ union calls for tougher Gvt tendering rules to supplement new pay proposal 2016-06-20 [SCMP]

Union launches campaign to end exploitation of Hong Kong’s domestic workers 2016-06-19 [The South China Morning Post]

Journalists Association files complaint with Ombudsman over online media ban 2016-06-15 [HK Free Press]

Red flags go up at Hong Kong beaches as lifeguards go on strike to protest manpower shortage 2016-06-12 [SCMP]

Worker impaled by iron shard waited 36 hours for surgery 2016-06-06 [ejinsight]

Chinese and Hong Kong Civil Societies are Interconnected Beyond Borders 2016-06-04 [HKCTU]

The Bank of East Asia lays off 180 staff 2016-06-02 [RTHK]

HKCTU leadership amobgst hundreds marching to commemorate Tiananmen anniversary in Hong Kong 2016-06-01 [COCONUTS Hong Kong]

HK Gov't is one of the worst in the world at tackling modern slavery, new report says 2016-06-01 [COCONUTS Hong Kong]

High speed rail workers hold sit-in protest over HK$7m in unpaid wages 2016-05-30 [HK Free Press]

Journalist Unions slam reporting curbs for top Chinese official visit 2016-05-18 [HK Free Press]

Construction and retail sectors the worst hit in Hong Kong’s latest unemployment figures 2016-05-18 [SCMP]

Why domestic workers should be allowed to live out 2016-05-12 [ejinsight]

RTHK union workers demand new premises after HQ springs leaks during rain 2016-05-12 [HK Free Press]

Couple sued for sacking pregnant domestic helper 2016-05-11 [ejinsight]

Taxi fare raises too low, says scholar 2016-05-11 [HK Free Press]

Job worries sparks construction union filibustering rally 2016-05-09 [RTHK]

Teachers should also be entitled to standard working hours 2016-05-08 [ejinsight]

Ming Pao chief regrets dismissal furore: staff 2016-05-06 [RTHK]

Worker on Island Eastern Corridor Link project dies in blast 2016-05-06 [ejinsight]

30% media workers earn less than 15,000 a month 2016-05-06 [HKJA]

Journalist Union meets as Ming Pao seeks to reassure staff but refuses to reinstate editor 2016-05-06 [ejinsight]

‘Beijing is almost certainly at work,’ says Reporters Without Borders in HK press freedom report 2016-05-06 [HK Free Press]

Domestic workers demand limit to working hours and improved wages 2016-05-06 [HK Free Press]

May Day In Hong Kong: More Than 5,000 People Protest Demanding Standard Working Hours, Universal Pension Scheme 2016-05-06 [IB Times]

Pregnant, jobless, homeless: Regulations set traps for Hong Kong’s migrant workers 2016-05-06 [HK Free Press]

May Day marchers demand better labour protection 2016-05-02 [RTHK]

Government accused of inaction over working hours 2016-05-02 [RTHK]

May Day demonstrators call for standard working hours and universal pension scheme 2016-05-02 [HK Free Press]

Asylum-claimants among 20 held for working illegally 2016-04-30 [HK Standard]

‘I feel hopeless’: Hong Kong’s working poor choose the streets over dismal housing 2016-04-30 [HK Free Press]

Courts apply Macau Labor Law to Hong Kong work relationship 2016-04-30 [Lexology]

Fight over coffee can triggers arrests onboard ship held in Hong Kong for 6 months after ship failed safety inspections 2016-04-29 [COCONUTS Hong Kong]

Teachers Union join calls for return of Ming Pao editor 2016-04-29 [RTHK]

Journalist unions to host press freedom rally in support of fired Ming Pao editor 2016-04-29 [HK Free Press]

Fear and loathing in Hong Kong: Purging and expanding Ming Pao 2016-04-29 [Asia Times]

How Hong Kong employers cut corners on safety and and hide workplace injuries 2016-04-29 [SCMP]

Ming Pao refuses to reinstate editor, staff mull strike 2016-04-28 [ejinsight]

Firemen called in as window worker seen without safety harness 2016-04-28 [ejinsight]

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