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  1. Cathay bosses leave pay talks grounded

    Posted Jan 12th 2011, 12:00am by Mandy Zhou, Martin Wong

    ... Cathay Pacific bosses slammed the door shut on pay talks with flight attendants yesterday, raising the threat of industrial action over Lunar New Year. They stood firm on their 'final ... 'We are considering what we need to prepare for the work-to-rule action. We are waiting for the airline and we have not set a deadline for their response.' But Cathay Pacific chief ...

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

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

    ... The four main unions representing pilots and flight attendants have written to Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen to protest at Cathay Pacific being named one of Hong Kong's most caring companies. The letter is signed by the leaders of the Hong Kong Aircrew Officers Association, the Dragonair Pilots Association, and the Cathay Pacific and Dragonair flight attendants ...

  3. Cathay increases retirement age of flight attendants to 55

    Posted Jul 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The city's flagship airline, Cathay Pacific Airways, has agreed to raise its mandatory retirement age from 45 to 55 for cabin crew members who joined the company after 1993. The new ... careful consideration'. 'There were historical, practical and competitive reasons for setting the retirement age at 45 in 1993,' Cathay Pacific director service delivery Quince ...

  4. Cathay union 'fatally weakened' by strike setback

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... A former leader of Cathay Pacific's Flight Attendants Union (FAU) claims the group has been 'damaged beyond repair' after backing down on its work-to-rule threat amid ... and tactics in our industrial relationship does not mean compromising our members' rights.' Meanwhile, a Cathay Pacific spokeswoman dismissed as 'without any foundation' ...

  5. Cathay squeezes crew who won pay fight

    Posted May 01st 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Airline asks flight attendants to take incentive to work longer hours or face being barred from promotion Cathay Pacific has told hundreds of flight attendants involved in the $280 million contract victory against the airline to work more hours or be barred from future promotion. The airline wants cabin crew working 72 hours a month to work for four hours more because ...

  6. Cathay bans news of pay dispute

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cathay Pacific has been accused of censorship after it removed newspaper cuttings about a flight attendants' pay dispute from a union notice board and banned the display of any more. Management removed the cuttings - including several South China Morning Post reports - from the Flight Attendants Union notice board in the cabin crew lounge at Cathay City, Chek Lap Kok, saying ...

  7. Cathay cabin crew sue to get back annual pay rises

    Posted Jan 30th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Cathay Pacific is being taken to the High Court by three flight attendants who say they are being chronically underpaid, in a case with implications for thousands of the airline's ... meetings between Cathay Pacific and the Flight Attendants Union on attempts to pursue a settlement to the upcoming court case,' he said, adding that the company wanted to introduce ...

  8. Airline brushes off cabin crew union's equal-pay call

    Posted Feb 01st 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... The Cathay Pacific flight attendants' union has called for the scrapping of a two-tier pay structure that it says causes disharmony among cabin crew. The airline yesterday dismissed the suggestion, saying there was no ambiguity about the different methods of pay and no need to change a system that had been in place for more than seven years. The Cathay Pacific Flight Attendants' ...

  9. Pilots haven't had a pay rise in 10 years, even as inflation bites

    Posted May 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Craig Sanderson ('Pilots still live the good life', May 11) clearly does not have a very clear picture of the actual remuneration package of Cathay Pacific pilots, nor does he appear to understand the new unpaid leave scheme put forward by the company. For a start, the scheme that Cathay Pacific proposed to its employees does not favour pilots at all - as your ...

  10. Revealed: the pilots on Cathay hit list

    Posted Oct 08th 2008, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... 195 jobs at risk in 2001 dispute A secret 'hit list' of nearly 200 pilots whom Cathay Pacific considered sacking during its bitter 2001 dispute with cockpit crew has been leaked ... the dispute, along with about 100 pilots still with the airline. Cathay Pacific, which said yesterday it believed the list was genuine, had never acknowledged that it had a shortlist of out-of-favour ...




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