Striking Hong Kong dockworkers and supporters march at the world's third-busiest port. The two-week-old strike has bottlenecked cargo and gained enormous public sympathy. Photo: Left 21.
By the Union of Hong Kong Dockers
April 9, 2013 -- Text via ESSF -- Hundred members of the Union of Hong Kong Dockers (UHKD) are striking
to demand pay rise while their wages have not risen in the past 15
years. Moreover they are also fighting for the collective bargaining
right to negotiate with the management.
We ask you to send
protest letters to the Hong Kong International Terminals (HIT) as well
as its parent companies Hutchison Port Holdings Trust (HPHT), Hutchison
Whampoa Ltd (HWL) and the Hong Kong SAR government to support the
For this purpose we attach a template which you can adapt and
send, with a copy to the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (email@example.com).