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    Wed June 12 - Declared a Disturbance

    List of major strikes / work to rule calls on the Wed 12th, June - to mark the second reading of the extradition bill.

    Yes, am aware many small businesses have called for a strike or given employees the permission to take the day off if they want, but this one is probably the most high profile call to action.

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    The New World First Bus Company Staff Union, which has over 1,000 members, said on Tuesday that it will stage a work-to-rule in protest against the government’s refusal to scrap the proposed legal changes despite a massive protest last Sunday.
    In a statement posted on their Facebook page, the bus union urged all members to drive at a “safe” speed, well below the speed limit, and to refrain from overtaking other vehicles.

    It also urged drivers to make sure all passengers’ needs are taken care of and there are no obstructions to the bus aisles, before leaving each stop.

    A union at rival bus company, KMB, shared the message on their Facebook page, but did not specify if they are also planning such a move.
    https://news.rthk.hk/rthk/en/compone...0-20190611.htm
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    Is Geo gonna shut down and go on strike as well?


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    Quote Originally Posted by shri
    List of major strikes / work to rule calls on the Wed 12th, June - to mark the second reading of the extradition bill.

    Yes, am aware many small businesses have called for a strike or given employees the permission to take the day off if they want, but this one is probably the most high profile call to action.





    https://news.rthk.hk/rthk/en/compone...0-20190611.htm
    Yes that could be significant if others follow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrgoodkat
    Is Geo gonna shut down and go on strike as well?
    I always work to rule.
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    UPDATE

    There might be issues with various airline operations.

    Airline staff on Tuesday issued posted a petition on the internet calling on their unions to announce strikes on Wednesday to enable workers to protest against the government's extradition plans.

    The online statement, believed to have been initiated by staff from Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon, had already been signed by hundreds of people.

    https://news.rthk.hk/rthk/en/compone...2-20190611.htm
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    Well I will be joining the rest of the Philippines in striking in sympathy (June 12th is Independence Day so national holiday). You could allow your Filipino helpers the day off to celebrate .

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    UPDATE

    Teachers split.

    Should not affect international schools. (Depending on the transport situation)

    The pro-Beijing teachers union, the Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers, which supports amending the extradition law, said today it "strongly opposes" calls for students to strike and assemble outside the Legislative Council during the second reading of the controversial bill tomorrow.
    Meanwhile, The Hong Kong Professional Teachers' Union, the city's biggest teachers union, is expected to respond to calls for strikes in a press briefing this afternoon.
    Pro-Beijing teachers oppose student strikes against fugitives bill - The Standard
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    UPDATE

    The Tamar lawn has gone on strike and will not accommodate "one person picnics". Unlike businesses and other groups, the park's strike is expected to continue till Sunday.

    Officials have cordoned off the lawn at Tamar Park for “regular maintenance work”, just as protesters plan to gather in the area to show their opposition to extradition law changes.

    "One person picnics" are among the various protests expected on Wednesday as legislators debate the legal amendments, and the park was the expected venue for these picnics.
    https://news.rthk.hk/rthk/en/compone...7-20190611.htm
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    Wow, HK buses are going to be safe for one day tomorrow?


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