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Unions oppose further import of non-local care workers, calling it ‘huge threat’ to labour market

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Hong Kong Unions oppose further import of non-local care workers, calling it ‘huge threat’ to labour market [The Free Press] 21-06-2024

Hong Kong The attack on unionists in Hong Kong [RadioLabour] 17-06-2024

Hong Kong / China ITUC condemns prosecution of trade unionists and activists [ITUC] 06-06-2024

Hong Kong Bus union slams import of mainland Chinese drivers as transport official urges ‘calm’ [The Free Press] 28-04-2024

Hong Kong / China Citybus union slams importation of mainland Chinese drivers into Hong Kong [South China Morning Post] 26-04-2024

Hong Kong The passage of Article 23 ushers Hong Kong into the era of authoritarianism A devastating blow to the city’s civil liberties and trade unions rights [HKLRM] 23-03-2024

Hong Kong / China Court convicts journalists of unauthorised entry into legislature [IFJ] 06-02-2024

Hong Kong / China Jimmy Lai’s sedition trial begins [IFJ] 21-12-2023

Hong Kong ITUC-Asia Pacific condemns the HK government for weaponising NSL to arrest and detain trade unionists [HKLRM] 25-11-2023

Hong Kong Largest teachers’ union to complete dissolution 2 years after forced disbanding [The Free Press] 13-11-2023


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Hong Kong RadioLabour World Report - The plight of unionists in Hong Kong 2024-06-22 [RadioLabour]

Unions oppose further import of non-local care workers, calling it ‘huge threat’ to labour market 2024-06-21 [The Free Press]

The attack on unionists in Hong Kong 2024-06-17 [RadioLabour]

China Response to Hong Kong Government Imposing New Repressive Measures on Christopher Mung and 5 Activists in the UK 2024-06-15 [HKLRM]

Hong Kong Helix, the HKCTU’s former staff member, continues to uphold labour rights in Australia 2024-06-08 [HKLRM]

China ITUC condemns prosecution of trade unionists and activists 2024-06-06 [ITUC]

Union opposes gov’t plan to overhaul social workers’ licensing body, saying authorities undervalue sector 2024-05-20 [The Free Press]

Bus union slams import of mainland Chinese drivers as transport official urges ‘calm’ 2024-04-28 [The Free Press]

China Citybus union slams importation of mainland Chinese drivers into Hong Kong 2024-04-26 [South China Morning Post]

Union says manhole gas accident happened at same place 18 years ago 2024-04-23 [The Standard]

The passage of Article 23 ushers Hong Kong into the era of authoritarianism A devastating blow to the city’s civil liberties and trade unions rights 2024-03-23 [HKLRM]

China Court convicts journalists of unauthorised entry into legislature 2024-02-06 [IFJ]

Workers and bosses reach agreement to give Hong Kong’s part-time staff a better deal 2024-02-04 [The Free Press]

The Chinese government’s misleading claim before the UN Human Rights Council : HK public has expression, assembly and association freedoms 2024-01-20 [HKLRM]

Union urges Hong Kong gov’t to prioritise local minibus drivers after 60% of imported workers fail test 2024-01-19 [The Free Press]

Journalism is not a crime. Six Apple Daily journalists behind bars for over 900 days before sentencing in court 2024-01-13 [HKLRM]

Cathay Pacific Union Calls for Government Inquiry Into Pilot Shortage 2024-01-09 [BNN]

Hong Kong Labour perspectives on China #2- Hong Kong workers under the authoritarian regime 2024-01-03 [GLC]

Cathay Pacific cancels over 40 flights in 4 days citing staff illness, as union points to pilot shortage 2023-12-29 [The Free Press]

China Jimmy Lai’s sedition trial begins 2023-12-21 [IFJ]

ITUC-Asia Pacific condemns the HK government for weaponising NSL to arrest and detain trade unionists 2023-11-25 [HKLRM]

Largest teachers’ union to complete dissolution 2 years after forced disbanding 2023-11-13 [The Free Press]

Sweden Meeting with the Swedish Trade Union Confederation and local think tanks 2023-11-04 [HKLRM]

PSI condemns the continued repression of trade unions in Hong Kong 2023-11-04 [HKLRM]

H&M probes myanmar factory abuses as pressure intensifies For more info 2023-10-19 [The Japan Times]

Global ILO finds severe labor, association rights violations in myanmar 2023-10-19 [The Mirage]

H&M probes alleged Myanmar factory abuses as pressure intensifies For more info 2023-10-19 [Reuters]

Hong Kong H&M will 'phase out' operations in myanmar after more worker abuse allegations For more info 2023-10-19 [CNN]

UN experts expressed serious concern about the HK47 mass trial and arrest bounties against Hong Kong pro-democracy activists in exile 2023-10-14 [HKLRM]

UK Showing solidarity with Hong Kong’s independent trade unions 2023-10-07 [UNISON]

“Those who sow with tears will reap with songs of joy.” Lee Cheuk-Yan on the dissolution of HKCTU 2023-10-07 [HKLRM]

Contractor denied bail for alleged manslaughter after workers died from suspected gas leak 2023-10-01 [The Free Press]

Contractor arrested after workers’ deaths from suspected gas leak at underground site 2023-09-29 [The Free Press]

China HKJA head sentenced on obstruction charges 2023-09-28 [IFJ]

60% of Hong Kong outdoor workers suffer heatstroke symptoms despite new warning system, survey finds 2023-09-07 [The Free Press]

“We will be back” 2023-09-04 [Briarpatch]

Diaspora trade unionist: Hui Lai-Ming 2023-09-02 [HKLRM]

Ex-Hospital Authority union chief tells court she would have vetoed gov’t bills ‘by default’ 2023-08-26 [The Free Press]

UK Labour Rights talks in Manchester and Birmingham 2023-08-19 [HKLRM]

Union accuses construction bosses of faking jobs difficulty 2023-08-18 [The Standard]

Furious pilots and a lack of trust: Why aircrew at Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific are quitting what was once a dream job 2023-08-14 [The Free Press]

Domestic worker groups call for minimum wage hike ahead of annual review 2023-08-14 [The Free Press]

Cathay Pacific records first half-year profit since pandemic as pilots’ union warns of restraints on recovery 2023-08-14 [The Free Press]

Raise the bar: 16 years after the Bar-bender Strike 2023-08-12 [HKLRM]

Indonesian domestic workers in Hong Kong call for standardised training to minimise potential disputes with employers paying higher fees 2023-08-07 [South China Morning Post]

Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review 2023-07-22 [HKLRM]

Excessive agency fees costing some Hong Kong migrant domestic workers over HK$19,000, union says 2023-07-19 [The Free Press]

‘The law can’t catch up:’ Hong Kong delivery riders chasing unpaid wages seek regulation of gig economy 2023-07-19 [The Free Press]

Hong Kong CLC condemns harassment of Hong Kong trade union activists and leaders 2023-07-17 [CLC]

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