Unions urge Cathay Pacific to end 'white terror'

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Core industries hammered by anti-government protest crisis with deep drops in retail, tourism and stock market 2019-08-23 [The South China Morning Post]

Five retired Cathay Pacific flight attendants sue airline for lack of bonuses in 2017, seeking total claim of HK$175,000 2019-08-23 [The Financial Post]

Unions urge Cathay Pacific to end 'white terror' 2019-08-23 [The Financial Post]

Cathay Dragon fires flight attendant union chief amid pressure from China 2019-08-23 [The Free Press]

Cathay Dragon cabin crew union leader becomes latest casualty of Hong Kong’s political crisis after her employment is ‘terminated’ 2019-08-23 [The South China Morning Post]

Statement of Support by NTEU for Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions 2019-08-21 [NTEU]

Unite seeks job assurances as pub giant Greene King is taken over in mega-deal For more info 2019-08-20 [Unite the union]

Protesters turn to Uber and Pokemon 2019-08-20 [BBC]

Monitoring Hong Kong's protests: June 2019 - ongoing 2019-08-20 [IFJ]

China Pressures Business Over Hong Kong. Workers Get Caught in the Middle 2019-08-19 [NYTimes]

Frank Hoffer: Liberals, where are you? 2019-08-18 [GLU]

China state media journalist attacked at airport protests 2019-08-16 [IFJ]

UNI joins calls for the protection of democracy in Hong Kong as protests continue 2019-08-15 [UNI Global Union]

BWI supports Hong Kong mobilization in defence of liberty and autonomy 2019-08-14 [BWI]

Pepper spray and arrests as Hong Kong police stage 'rescue' during airport sit-in protests 2019-08-14 [Hong Kong Free Press]

Hong Kong protests: Chinese military build up filmed on Hong Kong border 2019-08-14 [The Independent]

Cathay Pacific staffers sacked and stood down over Hong Kong protest involvement 2019-08-14 [Newshub]

Increased repression in Hong Kong: now is the time to act! 2019-08-13 [Scoop World]

Increased repression in Hong Kong: Now is the time to act! 2019-08-12 [ITUC]

Rights Group Demands Immediate Release of 'iLabour Three' as China Deepens Crackdown on Labour Activists 2019-08-12 [VOA]

China bans Cathay Pacific staff seen to support protests 2019-08-10 [BBC]

Police must stop use of abusive force towards journalists 2019-08-08 [IFJ]

ITUC in Solidarity with HKCTU 2019-08-07 [ITUC]

Mass strike in Hong Kong shows the depth of support for the democracy movement 2019-08-07 [IUF]

Another general strike possible, says organiser 2019-08-07 [RTHK]

Hong Kong in crisis: Hundreds of flights cancelled amid protests and strikes 2019-08-07 [Simple Flying]

Hong Kong prepares for transport nightmare and massive flight cancellations as citywide strike against extradition bill crisis targets MTR, airport and roads 2019-08-07 [South China Morning Post]

Union warns of further strike as calm descends on Hong Kong after Monday chaos 2019-08-06 [The Straits Times]

Traffic returning to normal after strike chaos leads to transport disruption, police station sieges and tear gas dispersals 2019-08-06 [The South China Morning Post]

Hong Kong Labour and Protests 2019-08-06 [www.ocnus.net]

HK meltdown as strikes, protests paralyze city 2019-08-05 [Asia Times]

Citywide strike brings chaos and gridlock 2019-08-05 [The South China Morning Post]

Flights canceled, major roads blocked as Hong Kong protests escalate 2019-08-05 [CNN]

Flights cancelled as Hong Kong aviation workers join strike 2019-08-05 [CNN]

Hong Kong strike disrupts city as leader warns of 'dangerous situation' 2019-08-05 [Washington Post]

General strike: Police Fire Tear Gas As Protesters Occupy Roads and Malls 2019-08-05 [New York Times]

Hong Kong police play catch up with as anti-government protestors wreak havouc across city 2019-08-05 [South China Morning Post]

Police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protestors 2019-08-05 [Radio New Zealand International]

Strive for the five major demands, calling for workers strike on 5 August 2019-08-04 [HKCTU]

General Strike on Monday will include workers from Hong Kong Disneyland 2019-08-04 [Boing Boing]

Outraged Hong Kong's civil servants voice rare dissent amid protests 2019-08-01 [The Straits Times]

Rail staff threaten to strike as MTR Corp battles to restore driver morale after Yuen Long station attack 2019-07-30 [The South China Morning Post]

From security guards to doctors, Hong Kong’s overworking culture is a symptom of deeper social ills that may explode if left unchecked 2019-07-29 [The South China Morning Post]

Protesters calling for 'free Hong Kong' converge on airport 2019-07-26 [Canada.com]

IFJ writes to Chief Executive over on-going media violations 2019-07-26 [IFJ]

UFCW Canada meets with Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions 2019-07-23 [UFCW Canada]

Journalists attacked as protests erupt 2019-07-23 [IFJ]

IFJ writes to Chief Executive over on-going media violations 2019-07-23 [IFJ]

Journalists attacked as protests erupt 2019-07-22 [IFJ]

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