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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Should Hong Kong’s employees have the legal right to ask for flexible working terms?

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 12:46pm by Phila Siu

    ... the world, taking rent and other expenses into account. "A desk is not utilised about 55 per cent of the time these days," he said. "People are out talking to their customers. ...

  2. 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

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Force's move to take on retired officers to help cope with Occupy Central may derail talks on raising retirement age, staff associations say Police rehiring ... expressed shock about the hiring plan, accusing management of failing to consult them and claiming the move undermined talks on raising the mandatory retirement age of 55. The unions' concerns ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Lifeguard strike closes beaches, pools

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

    ... says. It wants starting salaries of HK$17,000 per month, up from HK$13,000, to attract staff. The department said it would talk to the union over pay and review the manpower situation.   ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

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

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

    ... to presents their opinions. The public-engagement exercise ends today after 37 consultations and rounds of talks organised by the Standard Working Hours Committee. Trade unionist Chau Siu-chung, one ... were talking, the employers were shouting 'boo'. This was not fair for the workers who wanted to make their voices heard," said Chau, who is the treasurer of the Federation ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Dragonair cabin crew threaten action over tough shifts, hiring of Beijing staff

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 04:05am by Phila Siu

    ... meeting on Tuesday where they discussed the two topics. "The members agreed that we need to talk to management about it. If we cannot reach a consensus with management, they support going ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Thumbs up to new pay offer from civil servants

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

    ... increase of 3.9 per cent." Leung said he would talk to his members first before deciding if the group would quit the government's pay trend survey committee as they had threatened. Ngai ...

  7. News - China - LABOUR

    Factory fire wounds refuse to heal

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:32am by MANDY ZUO

    ... by I cared less," Fang said. "Let them talk. You can't seal their mouths."   Factory Fires: August 5, 1993 Shenzhen Anmao Dangerous Objects Storage and Transportation Co. Shenzhen ...

  8. Business - Economy - LABOUR

    Chinese graduates deepen hi-tech inroads

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 01:17am by BLOOM

    ... before," he said. "People talk about will it happen? Forget it- it's happening big time already." Reflecting that economic maturation, Chinese exports to the US of industrial engines ...

  9. News - World - LABOUR

    Helpers in Qatar face slave-like conditions, seek protection

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 09:34pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Doha Underfed, overworked, maltreated and denied pay, hundreds of maids and cleaners in 2022 soccer World Cup host nation seek protection Helpers in Qatar face slave-like ... across the globe. In January, at least 35 runaway helpers had sought sanctuary at the Philippine Overseas Labour Office in the capital, Doha, which provides support to 200,000 Filipinos in Qatar. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Port operator's pay guarantee to dockers

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:05am by Johnny Tam

    ... been expecting a double-digit rise. Kelly Tam, HIT's human resources general manager, said: "When we discuss with subcontractors their contract renewals, we'll also talk about ...




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