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  1. Restaurant injuries raise concerns

    Posted Dec 01st 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Tired cooks and waiters are more likely to get hurt, according to union officials Nearly half of the industrial accidents in Hong Kong happen to cooks and waiters, with union officials blaming the accidents on overwork and severe staff shortages ...

  2. Jobs round-up

    Posted Feb 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the re-employment plan, the Zhengzhou Evening News reports. COMPANIES China Telecom's Beijing branch is seeking a director and deputy director for its Web management centre. Hutchison Healthcare, ... manager and a senior merchandiser in Shanghai, in addition to an account manager in Beijing. Hofung Paper is looking for a finance manager in Beijing. Microsoft's China Technology Centre ...


    Posted Jul 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... NATION Shanghai hopes to create 200,000 jobs this year Shanghai authorities hope to create at least 200,000 new jobs in the second half of this year, People's Daily reports. The new target aims to keep Shanghai's registered unemployment rate below 5 per cent. By the end of June, that rate had reached 4.85 per cent, with the number of unemployed exceeding 294,000. A city ...

  4. Swoop nets 33 illegal labourers in Yuen Long

    Posted Jul 05th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Immigration and police officers rounded up 33 mainlanders in Yuen Long yesterday in a joint operation to curb illegal employment, which has been described by police as a 'threat to law and order'. The arrests came as the number of two-way permit ...

  5. Victims of missing information

    Posted May 11th 2004, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... conducted by the magazine China Social Security and mediachina.net, half of the 552 respondents in the print, broadcast and internet media had never received any medical, unemployment or retirement ... for public rights, can journalists themselves be deprived of these basic labour rights? In China's media industry, the state remains the biggest employer. But an increasing number of employees ...

  6. Forget pay rises, says employers' federation

    Posted Mar 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Kelvin Chan Labour chief asks businesses to reward staff, but they are not feeling generous Companies should not give their staff pay rises this year, an employers' group said- after the labour minister yesterday asked businesses to do just that. Sec ...

  7. China rules!

    Posted Feb 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The mainland not only contributes cheap 'Made in China' products to the world, but also a lot of job opportunities. After the economic turmoil, job markets in the United States, Europe and some Asian countries have been getting worse. China offers an alternative for foreigners. According to 'Hit by crisis, young foreigners find China a land of opportunity' ...

  8. Unions have vital role during transition

    Posted Sep 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As China's economy moves away from top-down planning and domination by state-owned companies, complications over workplace safety and other labour rights will grow. Unions and labour groups can play an important mediating role in this area, and recent changes made at the All-China Federation of Trade Unions gathering in Beijing represent a step in the right direction. ...

  9. Expats rush in to escape Euro-woes

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... rather than a threat to local people. 'Hong Kong has an incredibly competitive job market regardless of expatriates,' he said. 'There's a strong talent pool here.' He ... said an increasing number of young Spaniards were moving to China. 'You can earn double or triple wages in Shanghai, because all you can find in Spain is perhaps an internship which pays ...

  10. Scheme to help recover back pay

    Posted Mar 19th 2004, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... was mentioned by Premier Wen Jiabao in his Government Work Report to the National People's Congress, but the specifics were only disclosed yesterday. In a circular sent to provincial governments ... On Wednesday in Beijing, six migrant workers from Anhui were jailed for six to seven months for using illegal means to obtain overdue wages, the Supreme People's Court reported on its website. ...




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