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  1. Departments to get guidelines on the use of contract workers

    Posted Jan 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... topped the list with 323 agency workers, followed by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department with 299 such workers. The Education Bureau employed 285 while the Buildings Department had ... Staff reporter The government will issue guidelines on outsourcing to all departments amid concerns that more services will have to be contracted out. There were about 2,400 so-called ...

  2. Education and careers expo

    Posted Feb 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Organised by the Labour Department and Hong Kong Trade Development Council, the exhibition provides the most updated career and education information for young people. It includes careers in government departments, professional associations, private companies and vocational training bodies. Plus there will be information about further education locally and overseas. Participants ...

  3. Talkback

    Posted Aug 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What do you think of the new grading system for the Certificate of Education Examinations? Under the new grading system for Chinese and English public exams, candidates' performances ... Department urged to simplify claims for dog bites', August 2). The article highlighted a case in which a domestic helper was bitten by her employer's dog. As the case involves a claim ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    Officials need more time before releasing national education data

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... to the introduction of the national education subject. The South China Morning Post and a reader filed requests this month for details of the consultation, including how many of the 1,000 submissions agreed the subject should be made compulsory following a three-year preparation period. The Education Bureau said the requests "require tracing back various sets of records" so the information ...

  5. Chambers eager to cash in on work visas

    Posted May 25th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... be allowed to work part time. Only a small number of them can take jobs under special permission from the director of immigration. The Education and Manpower Bureau said the department's chief ... programme. They see it as a golden opportunity to attract skilled workers while they are still young but say more should be done to encourage the scheme. But the Immigration Department warned ...

  6. Youth trainee scheme pays off

    Posted Aug 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Job opportunities are open to Form Five graduates who wish to gain more life and social experience through work instead of academic studies. The Labour Department's Youth Work ... for course and examination fees of off-the-job vocational training. The scheme has borne fruit. Wing On Department Stores Group made some of the trainees its sales trainees, and the Airport Authority ...

  7. Labour Department warns young workers of employment traps and hazards

    Posted Jun 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ZHUANG PINGHUI Updated at 7.03pm: The Labour Department on Tuesday warned school leavers and summer job seekers to be wary of employment traps and potentially hazardous jobs. Department ... basic rights and benefits conferred by the ordinance regardless of their working hours,' added Ms Chu. A department occupational safety officer, Yam Kim-cheung, said summer job seekers ...

  8. Labour Department urged to simplify claims for dog bites

    Posted Aug 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Department.' However, the dog owner accused her of lying and the Labour Department asked her to submit a medical report to prove her case. 'I was the victim, but I had to spend hundreds of dollars for the medical report. Now I still have to visit the department to claim compensation. The paper work is driving me crazy and I still have not received the compensation I deserve,' she said. ...

  9. Labour Department planning expo for job seekers

    Posted Apr 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... CHANDRA WONG Updated at 2.05pm: The Labour Department said it would stage a Youth Job Expo on Wednesday to offer job seekers applications for over 1,700 vacancies- as well as the latest ... management and business services will be showcased. Twenty-seven firms would recruit or conduct interviews at the expo, the department said. The vacancies include bank tellers, accounting clerks, ...

  10. Paul Tang departs after fiery debate

    Posted Mar 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Welfare chief Paul Tang Kwok-wai was offered a round of friendly handshakes from well-wishing legislators yesterday as he departed his post to head the Labour Department. However, the friendly gestures followed a fiery debate over the Social Welfare Department's refusal to increase disregarded earnings for CSSA recipients, capping it at HK$2,500. Mr Tang sat stern-faced ...




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