- Publication: English version of Research Report on Working Conditions in the Hotel Industry
- WE will be attending the NGO Job/ Internship Fair in CityU!
- Investigative Report on Workers’ wage and Living Expenses in Four Tier Cities in Guangdong Province
- co-signed: An Open Letter for the International Human Rights Day
- Statement: Stop the Violent Eviction of the Urban Poor; Respect the Housing Rights of the People!
- co-signed statement: Release worker representative Fu Tianbo and resume collective bargaining at FAW-Volkswagen
- Endorsed letter: Response to Uniqlo – RE: Outstanding severance owed to Jaba Garmindo workers
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
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.
An Open Letter for the International Human Rights Day
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
In the wake of the recent forced eviction of urban slums in Beijing, China, labor and human right organizations including WE had co-signed a statement, urging the Chinese government the respect the housing right of the poor.
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.
A public letter to clothing retailing giant Uniqlo about the unpaid severance, a total of more than 5.5 million dollars, to its Indonesian workers in garment factory Jaba Garmindo.
Our investigation report on the working situation of workers in the hotel industry had been cited in China Labour Bulletin‘s recent story. You can now read the story below!
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.