BWI opposes anti-democracy laws in HK and Philippines

Today's labour news

Pro-democracy media tycoon, Jimmy Lai, arrested under new security law 2020-08-10 [IFJ]

Hospitals' HR boss at center of strike row quits 2020-08-05 [The Standard]

University fires pro-democracy leader and academic Benny Tai 2020-07-30 [IFJ]

BWI opposes anti-democracy laws in HK and Philippines 2020-07-27 [BWI]

Justice for Lee Cheuk Yan! Ensure fundamental rights in Hong Kong! 2020-07-06 [BWI]

Spike in media arrests an ominous red flag 2020-07-06 [IFJ]

CGU Demands Justice for Lee Cheuk Yan and Respect for Human Rights in Hong Kong 2020-07-04 [UNI]

Police target journalists in the aftermath of the new security law 2020-07-02 [IFJ]

Council of Global Unions Joint Solidarity Statement - Justice for Lee Cheuk Yan and ensuring fundamental rights in Hong Kong 2020-07-02 [ITUC]

China passes controversial national security law 2020-07-01 [IFJ]

Hong Kong: The Empire Strikes Back 2020-06-25 [Workersliberty]

Journalists overwhelmingly oppose China’s National Security Law 2020-06-22 [IFJ]

Pro-Democracy Unions Won’t Call for General Strike 2020-06-21 [Bloomberg]

National security law: plans for general strike in Hong Kong, class boycott fail to win enough support at unofficial ‘referendum’ 2020-06-21 [The South China Morning Post]

Accountants union appeals for advice over new security law 2020-06-13 [RTHK]

Standing with our sisters and brothers in Hong Kong 2020-06-02 [IUF]

China’s Power Grab in Hong Kong: Destruction of Fundamental Freedoms 2020-05-30 [ITUC]

Global education community rallies in defence of academic freedom in Hong Kong 2020-05-30 [EI]

Unions condemn Beijing’s power grab, demand human rights 2020-05-28 [BWI]

Hong Kong protests: Mass action planned for Wednesday as city braces for Legco anthem bill debate 2020-05-26 [South China Morning Post]

More protests expected in Hong Kong in government crackdown 2020-05-26 [Radio New Zealand International]

Proposed national security laws could extinguish dissent 2020-05-25 [IFJ]

Trade unions front, the way to struggles: HKCTU statement on International Workers' Day 2020 2020-05-03 [HKCTU]

“Prohibition on Group Gathering” Suppresses Public Demonstration The Union Front Persist with May Day Street Counters 2020-05-03 [HKCTU]

Hong Kong's new labor unions aim to reshape political landscape 2020-05-02 [Nikkei]

New arrests target independent unions and democracy movement in Hong Kong 2020-04-22 [IUF]

BWI calls for the release of pro-democracy leaders 2020-04-22 [BWI]

ITUC letter to the Chief Executive of Hong Kong about the arrest of Lee Cheuk Yan, General Secretary of the HKCTU 2020-04-18 [ITUC]

85% Workers in Hong Kong Affected by COVID-19! HKCTU Proposes Cash Allowance to Workers NOW!!! For more info 2020-04-18 [HKCTU]

Workers brace for wage losses if construction shuts down 2020-04-15 [BWI]

Hong Kong denies 'slavery' as prisoners work nights to make face masks 2020-04-08 [Thomson Reuters Foundation]

KCTU and HKCTU Release Joint Statement to Defend Labour Rights under COVID-19 Pandemic For more info 2020-03-17 [HKCTU]

Police continue to abuse and obstruct journalists 2020-03-15 [IFJ]

The Bubble Revolution in Chinese Football: Lives at the Bottom of the League 2020-03-09 [HKCTU]

My Arrest on February 28 2020 for Protest/March On August 31 2019 2020-03-07 [HKCTU]

Persistence under the Political Winter: Xiangzi and Heart Sanitation 2020-03-05 [HKCTU]

A new strain of resistance? How the coronavirus crisis is changing Hong Kong’s protest movement 2020-03-04 [The South China Morning Post]

BWI condemns arrest of Hong Kong union leader 2020-03-03 [BWI]

ITUC calls for withdrawal of unfounded charges against union leader Lee & others 2020-03-03 [Scoop World]

Independent Hong Kong union leader Lee Cheuk Yan charged in new crackdown 2020-03-02 [IUF]

Respect Rights to Freedom of Assembly Drop All Charges Against Lee Cheuk Yan Now 2020-02-29 [HKCTU]

Construction industry grinds to halt, and union says coronavirus has left 50,000 workers jobless 2020-02-24 [The South China Morning Post]

Hong Kong fights the coronavirus by… scrapping domestic workers’ day off? 2020-02-18 [The Free Press]

Coronavirus: Unions urges medics to halt work if Hong Kong Hospital Authority cannot provide adequate protective gear 2020-02-15 [The Free Press]

Unions urges medics to halt work if Hospital Authority cannot provide adequate protective gear 2020-02-13 [HKFP]

'We have been silent for so many years': Interview with a Hong Kong nurse on strike 2020-02-12 [Organizing work]

Hong Kong hotel workers denounce plans to quarantine mainland visitors and tourists at hotels 2020-02-10 [IUF]

Medical workers’ union sets up fund to support striking employees in the face of possible punishment 2020-02-09 [The South China Morning Post]

Coronavirus: Cathay Dragon cabin crew vote to strike but will hold off for ‘maximum impact’ 2020-02-09 [The South China Morning Post]

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