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  1. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Confederation of Trade Unions received grants from US-based NGO according to files sent to media

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:33am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Confederation of Trade Unions received grants from Washington-based NGO, leaked files reveal CTU chief defends funding from US rights group A labour rights group ... of Trade Unions, one of the city's biggest labour organisations which advocates for democracy, sought money from Solidarity Centre, a Washington-based non-profit-making body that promotes ...

  2. Union group faces shortfall on funding

    Posted May 24th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Hong Kong's leading trade union group could be forced to scale down its push for workers' rights and democracy if an emergency appeal for donations fails. In an e-mail to workers, legislator Lee Cheuk-yan, head of the Confederation of Trade Unions, said the group's funding had reached a critical point and its campaign for workers' rights would ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Cathay Pacific cabin staff reflect the city's ethos

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... amid a strange background for unions in Hong Kong. The biggest trade union federation has close relations with the territory's shadowy Communist Party organisation, and it is further shackled by its leaders' ties to the government and pro-establishment forces, which keep any rebellion as tame as possible. The newer Confederation of Trade Unions is associated ...

  4. Pension plan

    Posted Dec 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Confederation of Trade Unions wants the government to refund HK$30 billion in contributions to the Mandatory Provident Fund to employers and employees? Is this a good proposal? Write to us. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR DISPUTE

    Union plea for sacked driving instructors falls on deaf ears

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... behalf yesterday. Wong Yu-loy, the organising secretary of the Confederation of Trade Unions, said the company's chief executive, Taurus Leung Ying-kwan, made it clear in a meeting yesterday ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Motoring school tells union chief it can no longer 'co-operate' with two sacked workers Instructors will not get jobs back Two sacked driving ...

  6. Union seeks cash to cover $1m deficit

    Posted Jul 31st 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Winnie Yeung

    ... Anita Lam and Winnie Yeung The cash-strapped Confederation of Trade Unions is considering re-mortgaging one of its properties if it fails to obtain enough donations to cover a $1 million deficit, the organisation says. One of the two largest workers' unions in Hong Kong, the CTU may remortgage one of its offices in Nathan Road, Mongkok to settle the deficit- a result of fast ...

  7. Rival union fails to turn pay-talks tide

    Posted Aug 14th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Colleen Lee

    ... Anita Lam, Colleen Lee and No Kwai-yan CTU to brief angry metal workers today after taking over salary negotiations The pro-democracy Confederation of Trade Unions took over last night ... (FTU) Established in 1948 Membership about 300,000 Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (CTU) Established in 1990 Membership about 170,000 SOURCE: FTU AND CTU ...

  8. Union grouping urges 7pc pay rise

    Posted Jan 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The Confederation of Trade Unions found 65 per cent of the 350 workers it interviewed by telephone had wages frozen last year. The remainder had an average pay rise of about 2.7 per cent, outpaced by the November inflation rate of 2.9 per cent. The group urges a 7 per cent pay increase this year, allowing workers to share the fruits of economic development. ...

  9. More strikes on the horizon, say unionists

    Posted Jan 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... lawmaker of the Confederation of Trade Unions, predicted yesterday that the year would be marked by labour problems. 'Workers will not be as tolerant as they were during the Sars outbreak ... Federation of Trade Unions, agreed, noting that many workers faced pay cuts during the outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome in 2003 'but their salaries were not increased when ...

  10. Bigger pay rises needed to offset inflation: union

    Posted Jan 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... costs, the Confederation of Trade Unions' survey showed. Only 6.5 per cent were not worried. The survey also found 55.5 per cent of respondents felt their employers were not willing to share ... Loretta Fong A trade union group yesterday appealed for a pay rise of between 7 per cent and 8.1 per cent this year for the city's workforce, after a poll reflected concerns ...




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