South Korean and Hong Kong Trade Union Leaders Met Online to Discuss COVID-19 Pandemic
The KCTU and HKCTU released a joint statement and put forward a ten-point demand to both the South Korean and Hong Kong governments for stronger safeguards in workers' rights under the COVID-19 pandemic:
Lee Cheuk Yan in His Own Words: My Arrest on February 28 2020 for Protest/March On August 31 2019
The people of Hong Kong are now protecting themselves from the Coronavirus but the people had not forgotten the five demands of the Movement. The fight will start again and will continue until Hong Kong is free and democratic.
Lee Cheuk Yan Arrested and Charged with "Unlawful Assembly"
The General Secretary of the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HKCTU), LEE Cheuk Yan, was arrested this morning (28/2/2020) on charges of “unlawful assembly”, he was later released on bail and pending court hearing on May 5.
Report on food delivery rider unrest (2017-2018)
It is generally believed that delivery workers could hardly protest with collective effort, as they are individuals in the gig economy. However, data shows a phenomenon of the opposite: A total of 47 protests had been launched by delivery workers between August 2017 and July 2018; collective actions took place more frequently especially at later stage, i.e. between May and July 2018, that was referred to as “national food delivery worker unrest”. This report will introduce the background of the industry, its emergence, working conditions of delivery workers, and analyse their protests in the past year.
Workers in the Battle
The anti extradition bill movement has evolved into anti-Totalitarianism, anti-police violence, and a fight for universal suffrage. Workers from different industries has been involved. What are their stories?