Although Hong Kong historically has a weak trade union culture, in mid-2020 activists in the movement turned to demanding union representation and began forming dozens of small unions from the ground up. Within a few months of their existence they were able successfully to mount an important strike protesting against the governmentâ€™s policy to deal with Coronavirus pandemic. But since the passing of the National Security Law in July, the unionsâ€™ future is fraught with challenges.
|The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus
|Published - 2020