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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - LABOUR

    Rising Hong Kong construction costs require creative approach, says consultancy

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 06:33pm by Peggy Sito

    ... inflation rate. Construction cost cycles fluctuate due to a variety of factors including labour supply, general capacity of the industry, demand volume and commodity prices. Labour is a key factor, said Thomas Ho, chief executive of Gammon Construction. With Hong Kong facing a shortage of 10,000 construction workers, the government has started exploring long-term solutions to the labour ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1621344/rising-hk-construction-costs-require-creative-approach-says
  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Minimum wage should rise to HK$38 an hour, says concern group

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:33am by TIMMY SUNG

    ... Timmy Sung timmy.sung@scmp.com Concern group says likely increase of HK$2.50 to the current HK$30 rate just isn't enough Minimum wage 'should rise to HK$38 an hour' A concern group yesterday made a last-ditch effort to persuade the governme ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1620827/minimum-wage-should-rise-hk38-hour-says-concern-group
  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Talks to end dock strike complicated by rival union camps

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 03:07pm by Phila Siu, Ada Lee

    ... Phila Siu and Ada Lee Contractors meet one camp, then hold separate negotiations after lunch Talks to end strike complicated by rival unions The first day of talks to end the dockers' ... them all our demands. I don't understand why [the Labour Department] needed to invite the other unions for a meeting in the afternoon." It was a rational talk. It was just that three ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1211508/striking-dockers-meet-contractors
  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Extra pay of HK$3 an hour may help up to 280,000 workers, data shows

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 06:37am by Phila Siu

    ... proposal must go through the Legislative Council before becoming effective. Business members had initially called for the rate to remain at HK$30, while those from the labour sector had suggested ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1615282/extra-pay-hk3-hour-may-help-280000-workers-data-shows
  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Cathay pilots consider industrial action after rejecting pay rise offer

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 04:02am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Union considering industrial action after proposed 10 per cent wage increase over three years is rejected by 51 per cent of members Cathay pilots reject pay rise offer Cathay Pacific pilots moved a step closer to industrial ac ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1613962/cathay-pilots-consider-industrial-action-after-rejecting-pay-rise
  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Striking dockers set up camp on Li Ka-shing's doorstep

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 10:53am by Phila Siu, Joyce Man and Tanna Chong

    ... Phila Siu, Joyce Man and Tanna Chong Strikers demanding more pay set up camp outside Cheung Kong Center and urge Asia's richest man to intervene to end three-week dispute Dockers take ... The International Transport Workers Federation, with Britain's Unite the Union and the Federation of Dutch Labour Movement as core members, will run a global funding appeal and line up other foreign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1216600/striking-dockers-set-camp-li-ka-shings-doorstep
  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Maids' wages go up by HK$100, but no one's happy

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 03:46am by Phila Siu

    ... spokeswoman of the Asia Migrants' Coordinating Body, said. "The pay has been going up so slowly. In 1998, it was HK$3,860 a month." The Labour Department said the decision took ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1604874/maids-wages-go-hk100-no-ones-happy
  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hong Kong's street cleaners being deprived of basic employment benefits

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 05:14am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... they wouldn't give it to me," said Fok. According to labour laws, an employee is entitled to seven days of annual leave for the first two years of employment, with a day added for each year ... this illustrates how this government subcontracting system is cheating these lowest-level labourers out of their labour protection," said Ng. "They have new contracts under what is sometimes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1597101/street-cleaners-short-term-contracts-deprived-benefits
  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Most dockers in favour of pay offer, says union

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... per cent offer, which was made on Friday night, the Federation of Hong Kong and Kowloon Labour Unions said. But it was rejected by 22 per cent of those interviewed, the union said. And most ... at the Kwai Tsing container terminals is now the longest industrial dispute the city has seen. It has stirred a wider debate about labour rights in Hong Kong, with businesses saying the unions' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1230805/most-dockers-favour-pay-offer-says-union
  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Lifeguards get meeting after new strike threat

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:37am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Lifeguards get meeting after new strike threat The Leisure and Cultural Services Department has agreed to meet the city's largest lifeguard union- after threats to close down swimming pools and beaches for days at ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1596280/lifeguards-get-meeting-after-new-strike-threat

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