Construction Workers Unions to Stop the Globalization of Chinese Corporate Exploitations

At the BWI World Congress in South Africa, HKCTU Construction Site Workers General Union Chairperson, Chan Pat Kan, delivered a speech to congratulate unions from 10 nations organized more than 30,000 workers in Chinese Transnational Corporates, initiated 66 strikes and pushed for collective bargaining agreements signed with domestic unions. However, he stressed that workers in China are still deprived of basic labour rights such as freedom of association and call for support from the international community. Chan urged stronger collaboration between international unions to monitor Chinese corporate behaviours in order to keep the expansion of Authoritarian Capitalism at bay.