Lifeguards threaten strike next month over understaffing

Government-employed lifeguards have said that they are considering a strike in early August to protest against understaffing and unsatisfactory remuneration packages. Alex Kwok Siu-kit, spokesperson for the Hong Kong and Kowloon Lifeguards’ Union, told HKFP that the union is planning a strike on August 2, which coincides with the “Sports for All Day” organised by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department. The […]