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  1. Council boss not guilty of threat

    Posted Aug 19th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The head of the Productivity Council was cleared yesterday of threatening to fire a union chairman if a sacked union member staged a protest against his dismissal. Kowloon City ... to participate in union activities. He had been summonsed by the Labour Department for allegedly deterring Ho Chi-wing - earlier made redundant - from staging a demonstration by threatening to fire ...

  2. Unionists demand job creation

    Posted Jan 05th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Unionists took to the streets in two protests yesterday, demanding the government provide jobs and protect employees during the financial crisis. Fifty members of six unions representing construction workers marched from Chater Garden in Central to government headquarters in a rally organised by the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions. They said that because ...

  3. Workers face a long wait for justice

    Posted Jan 21st 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... in big cities has made exporting labour from the countryside a lucrative business. Many intermediary offices have been set up at the local level- especially in populous agricultural provinces ...

  4. Violence flares over unpaid migrant wages

    Posted Jan 10th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Despite a crackdown, workers are still fighting for their pay ahead of holiday Another annual ritual leading up to Lunar New Year is well under way- violence involving desperate migrant workers who have been denied their wages. A s ...

  5. City Briefs

    Posted Jun 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... foreign exchange shop owner robbed The owner of a foreign exchange shop was robbed of her handbag, containing the keys to the premises, in Wan Chai last night. The owner and a man with her were attacked by three suspects armed with wooden clubs outside the Chong Yip Centre in Queen's Road East at 6.30pm. Both suffered head injures and were taken to Queen Mary Hospital. ...

  6. One man killed and dozens buried in factory collapse

    Posted Aug 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dozens of workers were buried under debris last night in Xiamen after a partly-built factory collapsed, Xinhua reported. The accident happened inside the Xiamen Qunxin Factory while the workers were busy adding a second storey to an existing building. At ...

  7. Relatives hit out over injured sushi workers

    Posted Jun 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong Relatives of two trainees injured in a Wan Chai sushi bar have expressed concern at the pair being made to clean toilets instead of learning cooking skills. The pair were admitted to hospital after inhaling chemical fumes while unblocking a toilet at Genki Sushi, a ground floor sushi bar in the CRE building on Hennessy Road. A 20-year-old man was still in critical ...

  8. Unions slam 'most caring' award made to Cathay

    Posted Apr 13th 2010, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... employed more than 50 nationalities in its flight crews alone. He described it as a matter for regret that the unions should have made what he called 'an unfounded and irresponsible ... and on the integrity of the Council for Social Service, which honoured us with this award,' Slosar said. 'The simple fact is that Cathay Pacific has made substantial investments to develop Hong Kong ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    Cathay Pacific loses two long-running pay disagreements in one day

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... flight attendants Vera Wu Yee-mei and Jenny Ho Kit-man, who still work at the airline. Separately, the Court of Final Appeal ordered Cathay to pay HK$850,000 in damages to each of the 18 pilots ... made by the airline. The top court, upholding an appeal-court decision, ruled that HK$700,000 was a suitable amount. Cathay loses 2 major pay disputes ...

  10. City Briefs

    Posted Jun 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on King's Road. The man went into a Dah Sing Bank branch near the Tin Hau MTR station about 2pm. He threatened a teller with a lighter and a bottle of what appeared to be flammable liquid. ...




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