Hong Kong SAR

Migrant Workers Day: Strong with a Union in Hong Kong, SAR

When Pobsuk Gasing migrated to Hong Kong, SAR from Thailand in 1991 for employment as a domestic worker, her employer was abusive, she says. Yet Pobsuk was unable to change jobs because breaking her contract meant losing her legal right to stay in the country. Her husband had died and she needed the salary to… [READ MORE]

Organizing Key to Assisting Migrant Workers

More than 300,000 domestic workers in Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China have migrated from the Philippines, Indonesia and other Southeast Asian countries seeking jobs to support their families. Recent high-profile instances of employer abuse against these domestic workers—unpaid wages, 24/7 working hours, and even physical assault—offer a glimpse into the migrant crisis that… [READ MORE]

Hong Kong, SAR: Dock Workers Strike Against Injustice

About 450 Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China dock workers continue their strike against port operator Hong Kong International Terminals (HIT), a subsidiary of billionaire Li Ka-shing’s Hutchison Whampoa, and its subcontractors. Struggling to live in one of the most expensive cities in the world, the workers are demanding higher pay and better working… [READ MORE]

Hong Kong, SAR: Dock Workers Strike against Injustice

About 450 Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China dock workers continue their strike against port operator Hong Kong International Terminals (HIT), a subsidiary of billionaire Li Ka-shing’s Hutchison Whampoa, and its subcontractors. Struggling to live in one of the most expensive cities in the world, the workers are demanding higher pay and better working… [READ MORE]