In an internal memo, Cathay Pacific has asked its staff to speak up and be whistle-blowers to ensure the company’s culture of compliance is upheld. Photo: EPA

Cathay Pacific whistle-blowing policy urging staff to ‘speak up’ under spotlight as Hong Kong employees fear possible reprisals for support of anti-government protests

  • Policy, updated in May 2019, tells staff to report anonymously if they suspect a breach of code of conduct or the law, or have concerns about serious wrongdoing
  • Company says recent firings not taken ‘lightly’ and involve senior leadership decision in the best interest of the firm
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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In an internal memo, Cathay Pacific has asked its staff to speak up and be whistle-blowers to ensure the company’s culture of compliance is upheld. Photo: EPA
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Demonstrators in Central on Wednesday demanding reinstatement of Cathay Pacific employees who have lost their jobs after taking part in the Hong Kong protests. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hundreds gather in Central to protest against Cathay Pacific’s sacking of cabin crew union leader Rebecca Sy – who says she was fired over Facebook posts

  • At least 20 aviation professionals sacked or have resigned after Beijing exerted pressure on local companies
  • Cathay declined to comment on the specifics surrounding her dismissal
Topic |   Hong Kong aviation

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Demonstrators in Central on Wednesday demanding reinstatement of Cathay Pacific employees who have lost their jobs after taking part in the Hong Kong protests. Photo: Sam Tsang
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