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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Lifeguards in Hong Kong strike over influx of mainland tourists to pools and beaches

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 01:52pm by Phila Siu, Lai Ying-kit, Calivin Liu and Brian Yap

    ... and beaches was that some of them were unhygienic. Some mainland children would relieve themselves by the pool, he said. "Hong Kong families usually ask their children to go to the toilet first ... Alex Kwok Siu-kit, vice-chairman of the Hong Kong and Kowloon Lifeguards' Union, yesterday said the number of lifeguards in the city was cut from 2,400 to 1,580 in 2004. The number went up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1566141/lifeguards-public-pools-and-beaches-hong-kong-strike-over-staff
  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Pools closed and beaches unsupervised as lifeguards hold public holiday strike

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 03:23am by samuel chan and shirley zhao

    ... Pool, Tseung Kwan O Swimming Pool, Sai Kung Swimming Pool, Hin Tin Swimming Pool Ten beaches have no guards, namely: Repulse Bay, Stanley Main and Turtle Cove on Hong Kong Island; Angler's, Lido, ... affected", meaning about 80 per cent of lifeguards have joined the strike, as outlined on Monday by Alex Kwok Siu-kit, vice-chairman of strike organiser the Hong Kong and Kowloon Lifeguards' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588074/lifeguard-strike-affect-holiday-swimmers-pools-and-beaches-hit
  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Lifeguard strike closes beaches, pools

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:50am by Lai Ying-kit, NRIAN YAP, CALVIN LIU

    ... of the Hong Kong and Kowloon Lifeguards' Union, said some pool lifeguards worked shifts longer than 10 hours. "We used to have one lifeguard per 100 swimmers and now this has been jacked up ... Lai Ying-kit, Brian Yap and Calvin Liu Lifeguard strike closes beaches, pools The red flag was hoisted to stop swimming at two beaches, and five swimming pools were affected as 300 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1567134/lifeguard-strike-closes-beaches-pools
  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hong Kong firms expect to offer workers 4.5 per cent pay rise next year

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 02:40pm by Phila Siu

    ... and the Hong Kong People Management Association. The average wage rise in the city was 4.2 to 4.5 per cent from July last year to June this year. Employees of mainland firms can expect higher raises ... the two organisations jointly produce the survey, "to reveal the latest trends on pay and welfare provided by companies operating in Hong Kong and Mainland China", according ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1622928/hong-kong-firms-expect-offer-workers-45-cent-pay-rise-next-year
  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - LABOUR

    Rising Hong Kong construction costs require creative approach, says consultancy

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

    ... building costs in Hong Kong show no sign of abating, with construction inflation consistently exceeding the city's overall inflation rate, consultants say. With the sector struggling to find ... an executive director of international construction consultancy Langdon & Seah. Construction inflation in Hong Kong in 2013 was 9 per cent for building works and 7 per cent for civil engineering ...

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

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

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

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Cleaners cheated out of benefits Hong Kong's army of poorly paid street sweepers are being deprived of basic employment benefits by the government's policy of outsourcing its cleaning services. Close to 75 per cent of the city's street cleaning is carried out by five private contractors who win their tenders via a public bidding ...

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

    Lifeguards get meeting after new strike threat

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

    ... after threats to close down swimming pools and beaches for days at a time. Following a series of one-day actions in protest at a lack of manpower, the Hong Kong and Kowloon Lifeguards' ... referring to the Hong Kong Government Lifeguards General Union, of the pro-Beijing Federation of Trade Unions. "Since the last strike, the LCSD has just been ignoring us. We demand an immediate ...

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

    Lifeguards strike and swim in protest over pay and conditions

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:12am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Pools and beaches shut down as a third of city's lifesavers walk off the job over staffing and pay Lifeguards strike makes waves Just over half of the city's 81 public swimming pools and beaches were closed or without sufficient safety staff yesterday as hundreds of lifeguards went on strike over what they said were inadequate staffing levels. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588859/lifeguards-strike-and-swim-protest-over-pay-and-conditions
  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Discrimination rife at work in Hong Kong, Equal Opportunities Commission finds in study

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Almost one in five say they have experienced unfair treatment- most often on age grounds- but only a handful took action to stop it Discrimination rife at work, EOC study finds Almost one in five Hong Kong employees say they have faced discrimination in the workplace- most often on grounds of age, a study by the equalities watchdog found. Yet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1585320/discrimination-rife-work-eoc-study-finds
  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Should Hong Kong’s employees have the legal right to ask for flexible working terms?

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 12:46pm by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com As Britain fuels debate over non-fixed work hours and locations, one legislator argues Hong Kong should have regulated work hours first Flexible working: is the city ready? Britain has recently introduced a law to the envy of all Hong Kong workers- they now have the legal right to request flexible working hours and locations. While some labour experts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577644/should-hong-kongs-worker-have-legal-right-ask-flexible-working-terms

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