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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 re ...

  3. KMB drivers seeking intervention in pay-rise negotiations

    Posted Jun 15th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam More than 100 Kowloon Motor Bus drivers have demanded the Labour Department intervene in negotiations with the bus operator today over their demand for a pay rise of between 5 and 7.5 per cent. KMB is sticking to its proposal of a 2 per cent inc ...

  4. Bus pay talks break down but threat of Friday strike recedes

    Posted Jun 21st 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam and Benjamin Wong Unions at City Bus and New World First Bus remained firm last night in their call for a better pay deal than offered by the companies, amid claims they had been 'betrayed' by an agreement struck by another union. But ...

  5. Work to rule threatened by drivers at Citybus

    Posted Sep 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Instead, the drivers' discontent has existed for quite a period of time,' Mr Mak said. Under their work to rule plan, drivers will only drive their buses in the left lane and refuse to overtake other vehicles. Passengers will only be allowed to embark and disembark directly in front of bus stops, creating long queues of buses at busier stops. Also, buses will only pull away from ...

  6. We need alternative to bus, say residents

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

    ... are 'absolutely essential' for Juilia McKenzie, a homeopathic practitioner, who uses them almost daily to make house calls. 'The buses don't always come within the right time for me ... older people need more transport options than just buses. 'I'm not saying that we should operate an illegal system,' she said, 'but unlike most of Hong Kong, we do not have ...

  7. Bus drivers call off go-slow protest

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

    ... that it said would delay buses on affected routes by about 10 minutes. However, the union withdrew the threat after the company agreed to bring forward the next round of pay talks from July 1 next year ...

  8. Public Eye

    Posted Sep 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... money. It wants the government to clean up air pollution. Do you know what's dirtying our air? It's all those old buses our bus companies refuse to get rid off, our coal-burning power ...

  9. Bus union chairman becomes a hero among fellow workers

    Posted Jun 30th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... was higher than that of a civil servant.' When Mr Chung first started driving buses, the steering was so heavy that he had to stand each time he made a wide turn. The public transportation ...



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