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  1. Forget pay rises, says employers' federation

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

    ... the labour minister yesterday asked businesses to do just that. Secretary for Economic Development and Labour Stephen Ip Shu-kwan advised companies to be more generous to their employees in light ... remain cautious about awarding pay increases despite some economic recovery,' the federation said. 'It would be a mistake to budget for any general pay increases,' it added. ...

  2. 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' ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  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. Urban jobless goal of 4.5pc on target

    Posted Oct 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Labour and Social Security Zheng Silin. Mr Zheng, in his work report to the National People's Congress Standing Committee yesterday, said China had created 6.5 million jobs in the first nine months this year. More than 8.1 million jobseekers had been employed. He said given China's strong economic growth, it is 'entirely possible' to achieve goals set by the State ...

  10. Minimum wage could cost 'up to 152,000 jobs'

    Posted Dec 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the same number of jobs lost, he said. It would depend on how much the economy could tolerate and on people's spending behaviour. The professor suggested the commission should start ... of employers' 'personal attachment' towards them for their long history of service. But when business was bad, the company's survival would come first. Lau said a minimum wage of HK$30 ...




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