The full report (in Chinese only) can be downloaded here: 檢視廣東省社保補繳程序及服務-15 個工友追討個案綜述   Executive Summary In Guangdong Province, migrant workers are often deprived of their pension insurance, and employers illegally owing them pension contributions have been rampant. In recent years, many workers have demanded the recovering of social security payments. This becomes a trend in workers’ […]

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Introduction In January 2020, an unprecedented outbreak of novel coronavirus, later named COVID-19, took place in Hubei Province of China. Since the virus outbreak occurred during the Lunar New Year, the delay of work resumption cast uncertainties on the livelihoods of migrant workers who returned to their hometowns for holidays.   Could the government policies […]

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Organisation: Worker Empowerment   Position: Research Coordinator (Full-time)   Job responsibilities: Take lead in the development of research on labour rights and policies Oversee funding projects related to research work Oversee publications and publicity of research work Develop and supervise the research team   Requirements: University graduate with a degree in social science At least […]

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Alongside with the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions and Global Monitor, WE had issued a joint letter to the Hong Kong-based international apparel giant, Global Brands Group (GBG), regarding the shameless act of sudden closure of one of its main supplier factories in El Salvador, resulting in the arrears of  wages, severance and benefits […]

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In a Xinhua news report published on 25th August, Shenzhen Dagongzhe Workers’ Centre (DGZ) is accused of actively involving in the JASIC protest with financial support from abroad. Huang Qingnan, the legal person of DGZ, was released on bail on 5th September and sent back to his hometown in Fujian. However, it has been over […]

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Worker Empowerment (WE) is aware of an article published by Xinhua News, which mentions the involvement of WE and Dagongzhe Workers’ Centre (DGZ) in the recent JASIC incident.   WE is a Hong Kong-registered labour organisation focused on labour rights and labour policies, as well as service provision to vulnerable workers, in China. WE has […]

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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) […]

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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.  

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We are excited to publicly announce our new publication at August, 2017, a set of investigation report on the working situations of service sector workers in different industries and locations. New publication: Research Report on the Labor Condition of Service Industry Workers 劳动力八月出版: 服务业工人劳动状况调查报告集 

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