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  1. HSBC staff plan to take sick leave in job protest

    Posted Jan 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung and Lulu Chen HSBC employees are planning a 'sick-leave protest' next week after a rumour made the rounds that the bank will sack up to 1,000 people after the Lunar ... people might be affected. 'We understand that some employees will stage a sick-leave protest next Thursday as an unofficial strike.' Last September HSBC cancelled a plan to cut jobs ...

  2. Cathay cabin crew to stage protest

    Posted Mar 25th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Cathay Pacific flight attendants are making good on their threat to demonstrate over grievances about changes to their working conditions with a protest this afternoon. Representatives of the Flight Attendants Union spent much of yesterday locked in meetings with the airline's management. 'We are all very shocked by management's unilateral decision to change the swap ...

  3. Bonus cuts, poisoning spark protest

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

    ... He Huifeng Hundreds of protesting workers have shattered the tranquility of the Suzhou Industrial Park in a rare display of labour unrest in the Yangtze River Delta's largest production hub- long hailed for its modern management and facilities. Videos and photographs of the protest were repeatedly posted online yesterday, but were swiftly removed each time by censors. ...

  4. Protests greet impasse on United pay talks

    Posted Jan 08th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... passed without agreement. The failure to negotiate a new contract after nine months of talks spurred protests by the American carrier's cabin crew in Hong Kong, Tokyo, London, Frankfurt ... We don't believe that is too much for anyone to ask. This is just the first of our public protests. We won't back down from what is right.' The association represents ...

  5. Workers flown home following African protest

    Posted Apr 05th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... flight after being involved in a violent protest against their Chinese employer that led to two deaths and four injuries in Equatorial Guinea. The workers flew back on a China Southern Airlines ... recently and clashed with riot police. Two workers were killed and four injured. It was not clear how the protest started. A mainland diplomat told The Beijing News that it was a 'labour ...

  6. Retailer's staff to protest at share listing

    Posted May 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Unionists and staff of South Korea's biggest fashion retailer, E-Land World, will protest in Hong Kong next week against the listing on the city's stock exchange of its mainland arm, E-Land Fashion China. They say the parent company has big debts and exploits workers. Kim Seok-won, a workers' representative, said it had laid off casual workers to avoid putting ...

  7. Health-care plan targets workers, say protesters

    Posted May 19th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee A group of unionists protested yesterday against the government's health-care financing reform, which they said would increase many workers' financial burden. ... private health insurance, mandatory private health insurance and a personal health-care reserve. Tam Chun-yin, a Confederation of Trade Unions organising co-ordinator who led the protest, said: ...

  8. Protest of 1,000 migrant workers turns violent, says rights group

    Posted Dec 10th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... were involved in the incident, which resulted in 10 of the protesters being injured and at least one police vehicle being damaged, the Hong Kong-based Information Centre for Human Rights ... of the city protested against job cuts. 'The workers had been asking for an extension to the working period, for more compensation and for talks with the boss of the factory, but three workers ...

  9. UA cabin crew protest takes off

    Posted Jul 29th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam United Airlines flight attendants began their industrial campaign against a new pension scheme yesterday and flights are expected to be delayed or grounded today, the carrier said. The action is part of a global protest against the scheme, which cuts benefits. 'We can take a flight, a city [as our target], or shut down the system. We can do it for 15 minutes, ...

  10. Bus drivers protest after pay talks stall

    Posted Jun 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Bus drivers protested outside KMB headquarters yesterday after the bus operator and union representatives failed to reach agreement on a pay increase. Executives of Kowloon Motor Bus Company proposed a rise of 1.7 per cent for all 12,000 workers, which would be the first increase since 2001. This is a step up from a previous offer of 1.5 per cent. But two unions had ...




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