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The Hong Kong Social Workers' General Union

Volume 414: debated on Monday 3 November 1980

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asked Her Majesty's Government:On what grounds the Hong Kong Social Workers' General Union, representing disadvantaged employees in voluntary agencies (providing approximately 90 per cent. of welfare in Hong Kong), are denied recognition by the Government, although the agencies are heavily subsidised from public funds.

The union was formally registered by the Hong Kong Government on 6th February 1980 as a trade union under the Trade Unions Ordinance. As such, it enjoys all the rights and obligations under the ordinance.