Staffs officers stand guard as dockers at Kwai Chung Container Terminal enter their 9th day of strike demanding better wages and working conditions. Photo: Edward WongStaffs officers stand guard as dockers at Kwai Chung Container Terminal enter their 9th day of strike demanding better wages and working conditions. Photo: Edward Wong
Staffs officers stand guard as dockers at Kwai Chung Container Terminal enter their 9th day of strike demanding better wages and working conditions. Photo: Edward Wong

The low pay, long hours and new demands facing Hong Kong's dockers

Dockers strike follows years of increasing pressures and rapid change in job uniquely affected by currents in shipping industry

Topic |   Kwai Tsing dock workers strike
Staffs officers stand guard as dockers at Kwai Chung Container Terminal enter their 9th day of strike demanding better wages and working conditions. Photo: Edward WongStaffs officers stand guard as dockers at Kwai Chung Container Terminal enter their 9th day of strike demanding better wages and working conditions. Photo: Edward Wong
Staffs officers stand guard as dockers at Kwai Chung Container Terminal enter their 9th day of strike demanding better wages and working conditions. Photo: Edward Wong
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