HKCTU E newsletter NO.8
MUSIC THAT SINGS THE VOICE OF THE WORKERS: INTERVIEW WITH UNION ORGANIZER STANLEY HO
“I hope that this is a sequel of the Umbrella Movement. Because the pursuit of democracy is a form of social concern, and the voice of the workers also needs social concern. As the occupation movement has drawn to a close, I turned to music to draw social concern for workers rights”
“You can't change the world overnight, but music is long-lasting, it has the power to accumulate strength”
Adrian Chow hopes that music can gather strength for workers
HKCTU 25th Anniversary Review: Marching to the Light
As we are entering into the 25th anniversary of the HKCTU, Hong Kong is also arriving at a crossroad of unknown. While moving forward in darkness, it is important that look into our previous experiences in Labour Movement to shed light on a brighter future.
In the next four editions of the HKCTU Solidarity Post, we will take a look at how sisters and brothers of the HKCTU put forward the four motto of the HKCTU “Solidarity, Rice Bowl, Democracy, and Juctice” in 25 years of independent unionism.
Say No to Exploitation: Defending Collective Agreement in Cathay's Labour Dispute
The Flight Attendant Union (FAU) demonstrated what is meant by “Solidarity is Strength”. To protest against benefits cuts, the FAU launched industrial actions from May 19th. Through gradual escalation of actions, the company was prompted to negotiation with the union on May 29th. The president of FAU, Ms. Dora Lai, shared her views on the strategies and effects of the actions.