Publication: English version of Research Report on Working Conditions in the Hotel Industry

We are pleased to announce the publication of the English version of our research report on the working conditions in the hotel industry in Shenzhen.
The Chinese version of this report had already been published last year as a part of our service sector research report.

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WE will be attending the NGO Job/ Internship Fair in CityU!

We will be attending the NGO Job/ Internship Fair on 23/4 in CityU. Among with 13 other NGOs in Hong Kong, we will be introducing the issues that we focus on and our daily work. Come find us if you are interested to know more about issues related to Chinese labour rights!

Date: 23-4-2018 (Mon)

Time: 11:00 – 18:00

Location: Wong’s International Terrace B, City University of Hong Kong

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Investigative Report on Workers’ wage and Living Expenses in Four Tier Cities in Guangdong Province

An advocate in minimum wage adjustments in China, WE had conducted and published a survey about wages and living expenses of workers in four cities of different tiers in Guangdong Province. It had been discovered that, after years of lack of adjustments, the current minimum wage level in Guangdong had become unsatisfactory in securing a basic living for grassroots workers.

 

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co-signed: An Open Letter for the International Human Rights Day

An Open Letter for the International Human Rights Day
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An Open Letter to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights by 14 Hong Kong NGOs on the International Human Rights Day to re-affirm our Stance on the Universality of Human Rights, Call on Concern of the Rule According to Draconian Laws & Follow-ups to Rights Violations in China

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co-signed statement: Release worker representative Fu Tianbo and resume collective bargaining at FAW-Volkswagen

On the first anniversary of the struggle of agency workers at FAW-Volkswagen in Changchun for equal pay for equal work, we call on the Changchun municipal authorities to immediately release worker representative Fu Tianbo and for FAW-Volkswagen to return to the negotiating table.

 

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Joint Statement: Restore Meng Han’s Freedom, Stop all Surveillance Now

MENG Han, a Guangdong labour activist, was released on 3 September after 21 months’ wrongful imprisonment. He was sentenced for “inciting a crowd to disturb public order” because he was merely participated in organising workers in collective labour disputes. We, the undersigned Hong Kong labour organisations, would like to reiterate that Meng was simply defending basic labour rights and exercising the right to freedom of association which, by no means, constitute any criminal offence.

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