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  1. Civil service softens over criminal records

    Posted Jul 09th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Applicants for government jobs may not have to declare criminal convictions for much longer. The Legislative Council's security panel heard yesterday that the Civil Service Bureau was reviewing the requirement. Social workers had earlier told the panel the government was taking the lead in discriminating against people with criminal records. The social workers, from the Society ...

  2. 'Quality' migrant scheme aims to entice new talent

    Posted Feb 24th 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Dennis Eng, Felix Chan

    ... of procedures to verify the credentials of the applicants. If in doubt, we can check the relevant educational institutions or former employers to verify the papers submitted by the applicants. 'In addition, if we have doubt on the character of the applicant concerned- whether he has a criminal record- we can always check with the relevant authorities,' he said yesterday. Applicants must ...

  3. Register will not inhibit rehabilitation of those convicted of sexual offences

    Posted Nov 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nigel Collett's letter and Sara Yin's article ('Sex register plan seriously flawed' and 'Vital public service or moral panic?', November 23) criticise the Law Reform Commission's proposals in respect of a register of sex ...

  4. Right balance vital to safeguard our children

    Posted Feb 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... seem tame compared with the approach adopted in some overseas jurisdictions. However, it does address a huge gap in safeguards for our children. At present, the law allows criminal record ... range of people who have close contact with children in their work who cannot be checked, and whose word that they have no criminal record must be taken on trust. They include, for example, ...

  5. Union attacks awarding of HK$50m contracts

    Posted Dec 15th 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... contractors and ban from taking part in government tendering for five years those who have breached laws on employment, immigration, the mandatory provident fund or criminal litigation procedures ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Cathay Pacific loses two long-running pay disagreements in one day

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... It noted that Cathay did not go through disciplinary procedures as laid out in their job contracts. The pilots lost their claim for a personal HK$3.3 million compensation over defamatory remarks ...

  7. HSBC may boost region's workforce 5pc despite cuts

    Posted Feb 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in a US regulatory filing it might face criminal or civil charges from an expanding investigation by several US law enforcement agencies over links to allegedly illegal money transactions ...

  8. Trial threat for bosses ignoring rulings

    Posted Jul 08th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Plan to give Labour Tribunal more teeth The government has proposed holding company directors criminally liable if they ignore Labour Tribunal rulings. The suggestion is aimed ... directors and other persons responsible for the management of the company criminally liable if they are also proven to have contributed to the breaches in question.' It said further talks would ...

  9. Privacy boss says workplace spying is not an offence

    Posted Dec 19th 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The decision gives firms a green light to film staff or monitor e-mails and calls The Privacy Commissioner has decided that workplace surveillance is not a criminal offence. ... guidelines'. In March last year, the commission released a draft code of practice on 'monitoring and personal data privacy' at work, which proposed employers be held liable for criminal ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Oct 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and prevent any abuse of the procedure, members said. ...




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