"We firmly believe in independent trade unionism and we are independent of any regime or consortium. We believe that the unity of workers can reverse the injustice of society."
The Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (the HKCTU) was founded in 1990, representing more than 90 affiliates and 190,000 members in Hong Kong from the following sectors: property management, cleaning, transportation, aviation, domestic and personal services, food and beverage, construction, retail, theme parks, beauty, education, social welfare and civil servants.
To strive decent work and dignity for workers through the consolidation of collective strength and promotion of independent trade union movement and societal change.
Solidarity: Unite workers and organize independent trade unions
Dignity: Economic activities must take “human beings as the essential”
Justice: Join hands with the underprivileged for a just and sustainable society
Democracy: Promote democracy through civic participations
Organize independent trade unions: Support workers from all industries or enterprises to establish independent trade unions
Resolve labour disputes: Provide labour law consultations and organize collective actions
Policy advocacy: Promote labour and social policies reforms through surveys and researches
Training and education: Provide vocational training and empowerment education for workers
Social enterprise: Promote social undertakings for green and sustainable development