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  1. Union grouping urges 7pc pay rise

    Posted Jan 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... The Confederation of Trade Unions found 65 per cent of the 350 workers it interviewed by telephone had wages frozen last year. The remainder had an average pay rise of about 2.7 per cent, outpaced by the November inflation rate of 2.9 per cent. The group urges a 7 per cent pay increase this year, allowing workers to share the fruits of economic development. ...

  2. Expat teachers form group to give them legal muscle

    Posted Jul 19th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Gibb

    ... said a press release would be issued on August 7 with more information about the group and its forthcoming website. He added that ETA did not seek to compete with other organisations, ... teachers often have no experience of negotiating their own conditions and know little about contract negotiation,' he said. Adam Rekrut, Nesta chairman, had mixed feelings about the new group ...

  3. Rights group calls off protest

    Posted Jul 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Civil Human Rights Front has called off a plan to mobilise 50,000 protesters outside the Legco building tomorrow after the government delayed the security bill. Instead, a candlelight vigil will be held there at 7.30pm to call for democracy in Hong Ko ...

  4. 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' ...

  5. Dragonair pilots eye work to rule

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Holiday flights into and out of Hong Kong could face disruption this summer as Dragonair pilots consider a work-to-rule over what they claim is the airline's discriminatory treatment of its locally recruited cockpit crew. The 375-member Dragonair Pil ...

  6. Cathay flight attendants seek a second pay rise

    Posted Oct 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cathay Pacific flight attendants yesterday called for a pay rise of eight per cent to counter rising inflation on top of an 'unsatisfactory' 4.5 per cent increase given to them early this year. Dora Lai Yuk-sim, chairwoman of Cathay Pacific Airw ...

  7. Lenovo in top-50 list of engineering employers

    Posted Sep 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lenovo Group, the world's third-largest supplier of personal computers, has emerged as one of the most attractive employers for top engineering students, according to a global survey. The company was the sole mainland enterprise in the Top 50 ranking for the engineering category of Swedish firm Universum's World's Most Attractive Employers 2011 index, which was published ...

  8. Cathay gives 5pc pay rise, month's bonus

    Posted Dec 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cathay Pacific flight attendants and ground staff will have a 5 per cent pay rise next year, the airline announced yesterday. About 12,000 employees - including ground staff, cabin crew and other Hong Kong-based workers - will benefit from the salary incr ...

  9. Court denies Cathay's bid for appeal in row over holiday pay

    Posted Nov 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cathay Pacific suffered a blow in its wage dispute with its flight attendants yesterday when the Court of Appeal rejected its request to take a holiday pay ruling to the top court. The airline is seeking to challenge a Court of Appeal judgment in March th ...

  10. Soaring career options at air fair

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Local airlines are on a hiring spree after ordering dozens of new planes for the region's expanding aviation industry. There are more than 6,000 openings - from pilots to chefs - in the city's aviation industry, according to organisers of the th ...




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