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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    'They will be a burden': Business groups oppose work benefits for unmarried couples amid debate

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 05:56pm by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Nine small and medium enterprises say they will be burdened if cohabiting couples get same perks as married ones Staff benefits for civil partners ‘a moral issue and financial burden’ for SMEs Unmarried couples should not enjoy the same staff benefits as married people, as this would burden small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and go against traditional ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. News - World - LABOUR

    LinkedIn ordered to pay US$6 million for violations of US wage law

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 09:27pm by Reuters

    ... Department of Labour investigation found the online career networking company violated the country's wage law. In a settlement announced by the Labour Department on Monday, LinkedIn will pay more than US$3.3 million in retroactive overtime wages and more than US$2.5 million in damages to workers in California, Illinois, Nebraska and New York. A Labour Department representative said ...

  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 - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Lifeguard strike closes beaches, pools

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:50am by Lai Ying-kit, NRIAN YAP, CALVIN LIU

    ... was unsafe, was raised at both. Most of the 41 beaches managed by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department were open as normal. Swimming pools at Sham Shui Po Park and Shing Mun Valley in Tsuen ... pool. About 400 lifeguards, including off-duty staff and strikers, joined a sit-in at department headquarters in Sha Tin to demand pay rises to attract recruits. Alex Kwok Siu-kit, vice-chairman ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Lifeguards in Hong Kong strike over influx of mainland tourists to pools and beaches

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 01:52pm by Phila Siu, Lai Ying-kit, Calivin Liu and Brian Yap

    ... a sit-in at the headquarters of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department in Sha Tin.  While the public has been advised not to swim at Butterfly Beach due to a lack of lifeguards, the 37 other ... Services Department yesterday said 160 lifeguards had been recruited in the past three years. The department had more than 1,930 lifeguards as of August 1, he said. The spokesman said ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Myanmar looks ready to send out maids again

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 03:38am by DANNY LEE

    ... according to Immigration Department figures. But with their fast-growing economies, it is feared reliance on these nations will lead to a shortage of recruits by 2017. A spokesman for the HK Helpers ... people in Asia and agencies have made a deliberate effort to source workers from this country." A spokeswoman for the Labour Department said: "[We have] been conducting various ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Introducing working hours law for Hong Kong ‘would face uphill battle’

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:41am by Phila Siu

    ... for a public consultation in the second quarter of next year. According to Census and Statistics Department figures for May to June last year, the median working week for men is 48 hours, and for women ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Thumbs up to new pay offer from civil servants

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Thumbs up to new pay offer from civil servants Public servants on the lowest pay responded positively to a higher wage-rise offer- of 4.71 per cent- from the Civil Service Bureau. Proposed raises for employees in the middle and upper salary bands remain at 4.7 per cent and 5.96 per cent, respectively. The adjustment for those in the lowest salary ...




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