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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    I feel lucky to be here, new recruit says

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com I feel lucky to be here, new recruit says For Sheuly Aktar, leaving her home in Bangladesh to work in an unfamiliar city was not an easy choice because she had to be apart from her family. But six weeks of working as a domestic helper in Hong Kong has put her somewhat at ease and she finds the experience here to be better than working as a maid ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Civil-service pay dispute 'sees losers all round'

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com A rift between the government and its public servants is expected to worsen as ex-minister says there is room for talks Civil-service pay dispute 'sees ... situation in which both sides emerge as losers, former minister Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee says. The contentious proposal, announced by Secretary for the Civil Service Paul Tang Kwok-wai a week ago, ...

  3. News - China - LABOUR

    Sanitation workers' strike in Guangzhou district to enter third day

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Sanitation workers march on Guangzhou government offices, as dirty streets and piles of trash expose the cost of a row over low pay A strike involving 300 sanitation workers in Guangzhou's Yuexiu district was expected to enter its third day today, wi ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Cathay Pacific 'no strike' memo angers union

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Cathay Pacific's stand-off with its flight attendants intensified after the airline issued an internal memo saying it "welcomes the union's decision not to strike over Christmas and New Year". The statement contradicted a decision reac ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    No deal after tough talks by Minimum Wage Commission

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Talks on minimum pay fail to reach conclusion Workers earning the HK$28 per hour minimum wage will have to wait to hear if they can expect a pay rise this year after a review panel failed to reach any conclusions during a tough all-day meeting. It comes as a survey showed the vast majority of Hongkongers wanted to see a big increase ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Contractors make striking Hong Kong dockers 9.8pc 'last offer'

    Posted May 04th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu, Stuart Lau

    ... Phila Siu and Stuart Lau 9.8pc is our last offer, dock contractors tell strikers Four contractors offered their workers a 9.8 per cent pay rise last night in what they said was their final bid to bring an end to the dockers' strike, which enters its 38th day today. The contractors - Everbest Port Services, Pui Kee Stevedore Company, Lem Wing Transportation and Comcheung ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Dockers drive home the message to Li Ka-shing

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau, Phila Siu

    ... Striking workers try to get billionaire's attention chanting and waving placards outside his house Striking dock workers wanted to make sure their "ultimate boss" heard their calls yesterday, shifting their protest from outside billionaire ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Labour chief meets Hong Kong's striking dockers in bid to end 26-day strike

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu and Stuart Lau

    ... Phila Siu and Stuart Lau Matthew Cheung calls their first sit-down constructive, but union is less impressed Labour chief meets striking dockers Secretary for Labour and Welfare Matthew Cheung Kin-chung met dockers for the first time yesterday in an apparent attempt to put an end to their 26-day strike. Speaking after the two-hour meeting, Cheung said it had been ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Dockers offer a different viewpoint

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu and Stuart Lau

    ... Phila Siu and Stuart Lau Dockers offer a different viewpoint Three non-striking dockers from two contractors broke their silence yesterday in an interview arranged by strike-hit port ... to work at the dock like the rest. Strikers said their accounts were untrustworthy. "I have never heard that we get paid to have a rest," Everbest docker Lau Sun-wing said. Another ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Market food rots as shipments slow in strike

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih and Stuart Lau

    ... Toh Han Shih and Stuart Lau Markets suffer as shipments slow Concern grew yesterday among logistics businesses and shoppers over a strike at the Kwai Tsing Container Terminals, amid slowing goods shipments. While container truck drivers reported that waiting times had as much as tripled, fruit sellers said a growing amount of Southeast Asian produce was rotten by the time ...




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