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Union of Hong Kong Dockers

New kid on the dock Stanley Ho makes strike history

Before March 28, few outside the shipyards of Hong Kong had heard of Stanley Ho Wai-hong. Then the dockers walked out. It was to become one of the longest strikes in the city's history, and Stanley Ho was at its helm.

Monday, 13 May, 2013, 5:24am

What the dock strike revealed about city's mood

Thankfully, the dockers' strike is finally over. After a last-minute change of heart, workers agreed to accept a lower-than-expected pay rise of 9.8 per cent, putting an end to a 40-day walkout, the city's longest since the handover. The settlement shows that with good will and compromise on both sides, disputes can be resolved.

8 May 2013 - 3:20am 1 comment

Talks hint at end to strike by Hong Kong dockers

Emerging from seven-and-a-half hours of talks, Union of Hong Kong Dockers spokesman Stanley Ho Wai-hong accused Everbest Port Services of being insincere.

1 May 2013 - 5:14am

Port operator HIT seeks to clarify 'misleading' ad from strikers

The strike-hit port operator placed its third advertisement in newspapers on Tuesday, saying it needed to offer “the truth behind twisted remarks” earlier made by the strike organiser.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Hong Kong dock labour dispute takes fight to newspaper pages

Dock workers and the strike-hit port operator both placed advertisements in several newspapers on Monday as the labour dispute has stretched on for nearly a month.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am