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  1. City Briefs

    Posted Sep 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... residents demand safer roadside About 20 Wong Tai Sin residents demonstrated to demand an improvement in roadside safety in the district following Sunday's accident in which a mini-bus crashed ... to be replaced with a concrete crash barrier. The driver and five passengers were injured. ...

  2. Bus drivers shelve union action and accept wage increase

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Bus drivers at KMB and Long Win shelved plans for union action after reaching an agreement with the companies last night on a pay rise. Drivers at Citybus and New World First Bus also reached a separate deal with their respective companies. Kowloon Motor Bus drivers' union leader Chung Kin-wah, who also represents Long Win Bus workers, said members would accept ...

  3. Bus unions seek help in pay row

    Posted Jun 13th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Bus unions have demanded the government help to break a deadlock in talks with bosses over pay rises. Representatives of the four unions, which are under the Motor Transport Workers General Union, met labour officials at the Labour Department's offices in Central yesterday. The dispute involves Kowloon Motor Bus, New World First Bus, Citybus and Long Win Bus ...

  4. Bus drivers protest after pay talks stall

    Posted Jun 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Bus drivers protested outside KMB headquarters yesterday after the bus operator and union representatives failed to reach agreement on a pay increase. Executives of Kowloon Motor Bus Company proposed a rise of 1.7 per cent for all 12,000 workers, which would be the first increase since 2001. This is a step up from a previous offer of 1.5 per cent. But two unions had ...

  5. We need alternative to bus, say residents

    Posted Jul 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to be on time for people, which is important as a practitioner,' she said. Luke Smith, an airline pilot, relies on hire cars to get home after late-night flights and he says bus schedules ...

  6. Bus strike looms as KMB rigid on pay

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam In talks with their employer yesterday, Kowloon Motor Bus drivers lowered their demand for a pay rise to 4 per cent after initially demanding between 5 and 7.5 per cent. But the threat of a strike still hangs over commuters' heads as KMB remained firm in offering only a 2 per cent increase. Under mediation by Labour Department officers, the bus operator yesterday ...

  7. Bus union gears up to protest over pay freeze

    Posted Jan 19th 2004, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Hundreds of Kowloon Motor Bus drivers and workers will conduct a sit-in protest tomorrow and could launch industrial action over the Lunar New Year holiday after failing to reach ... was not responding to the workers' demands. 'The company is not listening to us at all. We will demonstrate [tomorrow] outside the Kowloon Motor Bus Company in Lai Chi Kok and all our members, ...

  8. Mediators act to avoid bus strike

    Posted Jun 09th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Two government departments have stepped in to mediate after pay-rise negotiations between New World First Bus and its staff union broke down yesterday. The company had offered ... department officials last night met bus company executives to head off industrial action. 'New World has been making money, even during the Sars outbreak,' Mr Mak said. 'Eighty per ...

  9. Bus drivers call off go-slow protest

    Posted Jun 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong New World First Bus drivers have called off their go-slow protest planned for today after management agreed to bring forward their next pay review by six months. ... that explained why they would only offer a $1,000 bonus.' The union, which represents about 40 per cent of the bus operator's 2,700 staff, had earlier threatened to stage a go-slow today ...

  10. Bus drivers drop industrial action

    Posted Sep 10th 2003, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... The union reaches a consensus with management after a go-slow campaign has limited impact A bus drivers' union last night withdrew threats to escalate industrial action after two marathon meetings with management over pay cuts, staff discipline and union activities. A small number of Citybus drivers and their colleagues at New World First Bus launched a work-to-rule ...




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