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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Cathay boss Ivan Chu opens door to talk on pay raise issue

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... The Airport Authority said Chek Lap Kok airport had many contingency plans in place, while the Civil Aviation Department said it could ease applications for extra flights to help stranded passengers. Cathay dominates flight volumes at the airport, the department's records show. On December 10, for example, 236 of the 946 flights were operated by Cathay. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hongkongers keen to work longer

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 04:58am by Phila Siu, Olga Wong

    ... cent said it should be one to four years. The survey did not ask respondents about the retirement age at their companies, but Professor Chou Kee-lee, head of the institute's department ... Schemes Authority could extend this to 68 or 70. In April, the Civil Service Bureau proposed that the retirement age for newly hired civil servants be extended from 60 to 65 in an effort to tackle ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Mainland Chinese engineers can help Hong Kong's projects, ex-civil servant says

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:20am by Phila Siu

    ... the government's Civil Engineering and Development Department. Chan noted that the China Association for Science and Technology (Cast) was granted provisional status at the Washington Accord last year. ... Chi-ming, head of the Institute of Vocational Education's construction department, said the government should not press ahead with too many infrastructure projects at once, as the current ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Wanted: 240 new prison guards as older ones retire

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 05:16am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... The Correctional Services Department is hiring for the third time in two years as it braces for a new round of retirements. The department, which usually holds a recruitment exercise just once a year, ... at prisons and rehabilitation centres managed by the department. About 60 per cent of the positions have been vacated by retiring staff, while the other 40 per cent are the result of staff opting ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Police rehiring plan may derail talks on raising retirement age, unions fear

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:06am by Lana Lam

    ... civil disobedience campaign. Police management met representatives of the four police associations for two hours on Friday to discuss the hiring plan, under which former officers would sign non-civil-service contracts. They would support frontline officers but would not be involved in force duties such as executing search warrants. The plan was understood to have taken effect last week, ...

  6. News - China - LABOUR

    Harder than ever to find prized civil service job in China

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 04:52pm by Raymond Li

    ... areas. Mao said positions at the police department or railway authority in Harbin in Heilongjiang were often shunned because they could be demanding. "However, jobs in the civil service ... registered for exams for a vacancy at a department of the Ministry of Civil Affairs, more than 200 other applications were made for the job just that same day. Li said he did not hold high hopes ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Extending Hong Kong officials' retirement age to 65 should be phased in, says expert

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 11:13am by Olga Wong

    ... by the increase in productivity.” The plan also allows existing civil servants to apply for delayed retirement, but approval is granted at the discretion of their department heads. Critics say it raises ... agrees with the Civil Service Bureau’s proposal earlier this month to implement the measure as soon as possible, saying it will help tackle the problem of an ageing population in Hong Kong. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hong Kong civil servants disappointed at 'stingy' wage rise

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu, JOSHUA BUT

    ... circumstances, it would be hard to depart from the pay trend survey results and pick any arbitrary number," she said. "We know it will not satisfy all the civil servants but we hope they can ... Phila Siu and Joshua But But civil servants say they will grudgingly accept pay proposal that is lower than the inflation rate Disappointment at 'stingy' wage rise The Civil ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    External consultant to review Fire Services Department's staffing

    Posted Aug 20th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Firefighters believe move is to pressure them to accept new proposal on working hours Consultant to review fire department's staffing The government is preparing to bring in an external consultant to review the staffing structure of the Fire Services Department, as firefighters consider its latest proposal to resolve a decades-long ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    New law giving mandatory paternity leave 'in place by end of year'

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 04:58am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... for eight years. Unionist lawmakers welcomed Cheung's announcement yesterday, but repeated their demand that private-sector workers get five days of paternity leave at full pay, as civil ... the department had been "ploughing away silently" on the issue. Two working groups would shortly report to the government committee set up to examine standard working hours legislation. ...




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