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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Young and old must work to bridge generation gap

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:03am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Recruitment experts say older bosses need to learn how to get most out of recruits Young and old must work to bridge generation gap One day last year, a manager of a financial company sat patiently in his office waiting for a second interview with a fresh university graduate. An interviewee showed up, but there was one problem: he wasn't ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Fast-track plan to hire foreign workers for construction projects after rail link delay

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 11:40pm by Tanna Chong and Shirley Zhao

    ... the requirements include the high-speed railway, the HK$83 billion Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge and the HK$120 billion plan to develop new towns in the northeast New Territories. Last September, the MTR ...

  3. Business - Companies - LABOUR

    Wal-Mart takes own path on factory safety

    Posted May 15th 2013, 11:22am by Bloomberg

    ... by labour monitoring groups and signed by several other retailers this week. Instead, in the wake of the deadly Rana Plaza building collapse, the world's largest retailer announced it would ... been discussing an agreement intended to improve labour conditions in Bangladesh since the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory two weeks ago, the worst industrial incident in the country's ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Injured workers, and widows, face long wait for payouts

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... and counting. Yu, 37, sustained neck and head injuries in a platform collapse that killed one worker and injured 13 others. The platform, then holding 21 workers, dropped two metres down a 31-metre-wide steel caisson, a large pipe used to form foundations for bridges, during reclamation for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge project near Chek Lap Kok airport. "We were pulling the metal ...

  5. News - Asia - LABOUR

    H&M pledges living wage for textile workers after Bangladesh disaster

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 11:12pm by GDN

    ... the international agenda after the Rana Plaza disaster this year when 1,129 were killed by the collapse of a garment factory in Dhaka in Bangladesh. H&M did not have clothes made at the site ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Bosses cautious on pay rises- except for those in the finance industry

    Posted Nov 01st 2013, 04:29am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... pay while one expects no change. Construction, facing a labour shortage to handle big projects such as the bridge to Macau, is second behind finance, with an expected 5.8 per cent pay rise. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Bangladeshi maids settle into city life

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... around HK$4,000 a month as maids. But its garment industry has been plagued by disasters recently, including the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory building in April that shocked the world ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Not enough engineers to go around

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... bridge. Choy said some companies often hired engineers from overseas, but in the long run, more young people should be encouraged to join the profession. He noted that his institution has more ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Contractors warn of inflated budgets after bar-bender pay increase

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu, Olga Wong

    ... record 14.1 per cent settlement for bar-benders- contractors are warning about the strains on project budgets that this will create. The city's new projects include a bridge across the Pearl ...



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