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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Dragonair cabin crew threaten action over tough shifts, hiring of Beijing staff

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 04:05am by Phila Siu

    ... six days in a row, an exhausting process as it left them only about six hours of rest at home between shifts, after travelling to and from the airport. Another problem, Mok said, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Pictures: First domestic workers from Myanmar arrive in Hong Kong amid concerns of abuse

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 10:09am

    ... to come here because I need money for my family. I made US$150 (HK$1,150) a month at home in a hotel as a receptionist," Thida Soe, 38, said at the airport. They arrived amid questions over their language skills and at a time when the treatment of maids is in the spotlight after several high-profile abuse cases. First batch of 19 domestic helpers from Myanmar arrive in Hong Kong airport ...

  3. News - Asia - LABOUR

    Singapore repatriation firms' tactics under workers' rights microscope

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 05:02am by AP

    ... and used "assaults, threats and coercion to get them to the airport". The report added that the high costs of moving to Singapore to work via agent fees "makes migrants very ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Cathay boss Ivan Chu opens door to talk on pay raise issue

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... within the management, with people calling for the withdrawal or continuation of the preconditions, the source said. The Airport Authority said Chek Lap Kok airport had many contingency plans in place, while the Civil Aviation Department said it could ease applications for extra flights to help stranded passengers. Cathay dominates flight volumes at the airport, the department's ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hong Kong commerce chamber makes urgent plea for foreign workers

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by JEFFIE LAM, LO WEI

    ... for the construction of the airport at Chek Lap Kok, then under way. The policy, criticised by the labour unions, was replaced in 1996 with the Supplementary Labour Scheme, under which only businesses ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Injured workers, and widows, face long wait for payouts

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... steel caisson, a large pipe used to form foundations for bridges, during reclamation for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge project near Chek Lap Kok airport. "We were pulling the metal ... it's not enough, Yu says, to help support his three daughters, aged four to 13. Huang Qiong, the widow of Chan Wing-chi, who died while working at the airport in October, agreed the law should ...

  7. Business - Companies - LABOUR

    Cathay Pacific flight attendants may take action over 5pc pay claim

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Attendants Union, said the union would hold a rally at lunchtime on Monday in the airport departures hall to protest at the low wage increase. Members would then decide on further action. Tang said ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Cathay Pacific flight crews threaten holiday disruption

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... as she led about 200 crew members in a 1-1/2 hour protest at Chek Lap Kok airport. Cathay reported a HK$935 million loss in the first half, dragged down by sluggish cargo business and falling ...

  9. News - World - LABOUR

    Filipino workers' suffering in Jordan prompts Manila to set up shelters

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... took my passport the second I arrived in Amman's airport" six months ago, 27-year-old Hayral said at the shelter funded by Manila's Overseas Labour Office. In October, ...



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