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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Senior Hong Kong civil servants set for special 3 per cent pay rise

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 10:59pm by Phila Siu

    ... About 3,400 senior civil servants should get a salary rise of 3 per cent to narrow the pay gap with their counterparts in the private sector, government advisers suggested in a report submitted to the chief executive. ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Civil Service Bureau may combine pay surveys

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 04:22am by Phila Siu

    ... One of three salary studies conducted by the Civil Service Bureau could be reviewed to see whether to carry on with it every six years, or if it would be better merged with the other two. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hongkongers keen to work longer

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 04:58am by Phila Siu, Olga Wong

    ... More than half of Hongkongers think that the retirement age at their companies should be extended, with many saying that 65 or over would be appropriate. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    5pc pay rise likely for city's white-collar staff, survey of big firms shows

    Posted Nov 07th 2014, 06:30am by Amy Nip

    ... according to a human resources consultancy. From August to October, ECA International interviewed 340 companies around the world, including 140 in Hong Kong, the majority of which were big firms and multinationals. The Hong Kong companies expected wages to rise by 5 per cent in 2015, higher than this year's 4.5 per cent. After discounting inflation, local employees' purchasing power would ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Cathay pilots set for Christmas work-to-rule protest as pay row rumbles on

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 03:40pm by Phila Siu

    ... a frustrating Christmas after pilots, unhappy with a pay offer, voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action. Some 93 per cent of Hong Kong Aircrew Officers Association members voted ... was "likely" but that the union wanted more talks with Cathay. A decision to scrap the protest would be "contingent upon a better pay offer". In September, the airline offered Hong Kong ...

  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 ...

  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 ...




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