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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Deputy police chief clarifies 'abuse' comment

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 06:02am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Alfred Ma tells unions insults 'not acceptable' Deputy police chief clarifies 'abuse' comment A deputy police commissioner who said taking verbal abuse was part of an officer's job has expressed his regret to four staff unions and moved to clarify his controversial remark. In a letter addressed to the unions, Alfred Ma ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Police chief snubbed by officers after saying being insulted is 'part of the job'

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 04:15am by Clifford Lo

    ... for abusive behaviour towards police officers to be made a criminal offence. Ngo said the notice issued to the union's 2,500 members expressed its stance on Ma's remark and that he had ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Myanmar looks ready to send out maids again

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 03:38am by DANNY LEE

    ... sending more workers to Hong Kong in the wake of the alleged abuse of an Indonesian maid. A change of heart was signalled by officials in the capital Naypyidaw calling for the Myanmar Overseas ... By June, Myanmar had contributed 132 to the 328,284 helpers in Hong Kong. Fears of abuse sparked a pause in migrant worker exports to Singapore and Hong Kong. "At present the government has ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    60pc of helpers verbally abused, survey finds

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 04:10am by Phila Siu, Stuart Lau

    ... Phila Siu and Stuart Lau 60pc of helpers verbally abused, survey finds The majority of foreign domestic helpers in Hong Kong have been verbally abused by their bosses, while 7 per cent suffered physical abuse, a survey found. Some 60 per cent of the 1,026 helpers questioned had been shouted or sworn at, the survey by two welfare groups on behalf of broadcaster DBC found. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Erwiana finishes helping police with 'abuse' case and heads home

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:08am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Erwiana completes abuse probe role and heads home Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, the Indonesian domestic helper allegedly tortured by her employer, has finished helping police with their investigation and will leave the city tomorrow. The Justice for Erwiana and All Migrant Domestic Workers Committee read out a statement by Erwiana yesterday, in which she said ...

  6. News - World - LABOUR

    US labour contractor liable for abuse of Thai workers on Hawaii farms

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 04:11am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Honolulu US firm liable for abuse of Thai farm workers A federal judge has found a US labour contractor liable for discrimination and abuse of hundreds of Thai workers ... Horizons on Monday. The firm placed the workers at six farms across the state. US judge Leslie Kobayashi's ruling said Global Horizons officials inflicted various forms of abuse on Thai ...

  7. News - China - LABOUR

    Guangdong collective bargaining proposal seen as bellwether for China

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:13am by Mimi Lau

    ... workers would be mobilised by lawyers to abuse the rule to drum up more labour disputes" with ulterior motives, Lau said. It's not the first time Hong Kong industrialists have opposed ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    'Scrap live-in rule if you really want to stop abuse'

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 03:15am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com 'Scrap live-in rule if you really want to stop abuse' Tough new rules that aim to protect foreign domestic helpers will have little effect unless the government scraps two policies that foster abuse, rights groups say. The rule requiring helpers to live with their employers leaves them vulnerable and unable to escape abuse, said Eni Lestari, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Pictures: First domestic workers from Myanmar arrive in Hong Kong amid concerns of abuse

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 10:09am

    ... Phila Siu and Joanna Chiu 19 domestic workers report for duty, keen to make money after theypay off a HK$16,000 bill and undeterred by reports of abuse First maids from Myanmar arrive full ... their language skills and at a time when the treatment of maids is in the spotlight after several high-profile abuse cases. First batch of 19 domestic helpers from Myanmar arrive in Hong Kong airport ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Would-be helpers from Bangladesh scared off by abuse fears

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 11:45pm by DANNY LEE

    ... by abuse fears Just a fraction of the 5,000 Bangladeshi maids who had been expected to take jobs in Hong Kong under a deal struck last year have arrived- with many put off by reports of mistreatment and abuse. One in five of the 270 Bangladeshis who had taken jobs in the city since May were back home already, the country's top diplomat in Hong Kong revealed. ...




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