Lam Shuk-yee

Lam Shuk-yee, GBS (Chinese: 林淑儀, born June 1953) is the former President of the Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions (FTU), the most powerful trade union in Hong Kong. She is also current member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC).

Lam Shuk-yee
林淑儀
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President of the Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions
In office
26 April 2012 – 16 April 2018
Preceded byCheng Yiu-tong
Succeeded byNg Chau-pei
Member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference
Assumed office
2008
Personal details
BornJune 1953 (age 68)
Hong Kong
NationalityHong Kong Chinese
Political partyHong Kong Federation of Trade Unions
Spouse(s)Wong Ting-kwong
ResidenceHong Kong
OccupationTrade unionist
Lam Shuk-yee
Traditional Chinese林淑儀
Simplified Chinese林淑仪

BiographyEdit

Lam was born in 1953. She was aided by leftist union during his father's illness and she was young and joined the Hong Kong and Kowloon Federation of Trade Unions in 1968 as an electronic factory worker.[1] She was the Vice-President of the Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions (FTU) before in April 2012 when she succeeded Cheng Yiu-tong, the long-serving head of the unions, to become the first female President of the FTU.[2] She is also member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) since 2008.

In April 2018, she stepped down as the President of the FTU and was succeeded by Ng Chau-pei.[3]

In November 2020, following the expulsion of 4 pro-democracy lawmakers from the Legislative Council, Lam said it was necessary that the NPCSC decision was made.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

She is wife of Wong Ting-kwong, the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong Legislative Councillor.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "工联会诞生首名女会长林淑仪: 坚持做好监督". Ta Kung Pao. 23 April 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Lam Suk-yee new FTU president". Radio Television Hong Kong. 16 April 2012.
  3. ^ "政Whats噏:吳秋北膺工聯會會長 黃國任理事長". on.cc. 2018-04-16.
  4. ^ "Hong Kong democrats can prove loyalty by asking US to end sanctions: Henry Tang". Apple Daily 蘋果日報 (in Chinese (Hong Kong)). Archived from the original on 2020-11-13. Retrieved 2020-11-15.
Political offices
Preceded by President of the Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions
2012–2018
Succeeded by