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  1. Cathay Pacific's policy is to attract the brightest and the best

    Posted Jul 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by assisting them with housing costs, for example. Cathay Pacific has worked assiduously to develop Hong Kong as the premier aviation hub in the Asia Pacific region. Our bold growth and expansion plans ... I wish to put into context some of the comments made in various letters on our employment policies. Cathay Pacific is one of Hong Kong's largest employers - with 11,400 of our 16,400 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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' ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Bumpy tax landing for Cathay

    Posted Aug 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cathay Pacific and many of its overseas-based pilots are facing a financial hit after a perfectly legal 'taxsaving'' scheme set up in the early 1990s backfired. One well-informed source said the problem may have already cost Hong Kong's flagship airline a substantial amount. The revelation comes just days after Cathay reported a HK$935 million first half loss, ...

  7. Dragonair pilots eye work to rule

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Pacific, 2.5 million passengers last July. About one in four of Dragonair's pilots is locally hired, and they have historically received less generous compensation packages than ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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