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  1. Dragonair to act on crews' hours

    Posted Aug 17th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Dennis Eng

    ... in compensation because its definition of carry-on duties meant few flight attendants were able to enjoy it. Dragonair said employees were considered to be performing carry-on duties when they were told ... anyway. Our staff want choice, but if we accept the proposed rate, we won't be able to say no.' Leung said only 2.5 per cent of cabin crew worked eight sectors within three days last ...

  2. Star Ferry and MTR see drop in ratings

    Posted Sep 04th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... complained about First Ferry's poor hygiene, comfort levels and high fares. 'Ninety per cent of our respondents said they only take First ferries because they have no other choice ... a transport system. One third of respondents said they chose a particular mode of transport because they had no other options, while 13.5 per cent said their choice was based on cost. The MTR feeder ...

  3. More crews demand right to wear masks

    Posted May 05th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Anita Lam

    ... to do so because they did not think the virus was severe. Some felt a mask would not protect them. But Ms Ng said the point was that employees were given the choice. 'You don't have ...

  4. Cepa to relax visa rules for mainlanders

    Posted May 07th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Gary Cheung

    ... pact between Hong Kong and the mainland. Hong Kong's tourism industry is one of the biggest winners in the latest phase of the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement that will also ... travelling to both Hong Kong and Taiwan. 'Currently, mainland travellers are required to use separate permits for visiting Hong Kong and Taiwan,' the source said. 'The arrangement ...

  5. 100 Nepali security guards sacked amid strike for wage increase

    Posted Jan 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Colleen Lee

    ... for a few days, but after that they will move on. It is not like they don't have other choices.' Li Hoi of the Confederation of Trade Unions, which has been helping the guards, said ... and giving permanent posts to casual employees aged above 45. The company claimed to have answered seven of them positively, and that five worker representatives had agreed on Tuesday to accept ...

  6. Travel agents ignore warning

    Posted Aug 25th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Dan Kadison

    ... ticket for HK$1,950, or HK$2,000 with a credit card. A worker at Any Tours Enterprises said it did not impose surcharges, but offered an original price or a discount price. An employee at Last ... to waive the surcharges. Employees at Wing On Travel and Hong Thai Travel Services said there were no add-ons for the use of a credit card- although they only accepted cards from particular banks. ...

  7. Cathay compromises, but strike threat stays

    Posted Dec 18th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... year- an apparent backdown on a much criticised medical plan that requires employees to pay HK$30 to HK$50 for each visit to a doctor from January 1. But Cathay Pacific Airways Flight Attendants Union chairwoman Becky Kwan Siu-wah said they would not accept any arrangement that required them to pay. She called for flight attendants to join a protest in Central on Thursday to show ...

  8. Mandarin accused of violating job contracts

    Posted Jan 25th 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... and the arrangement for new jobs is assessed on an individual basis,' she said. 'I am happy to say we have successfully redeployed a vast majority of our staff.' One employee, a parking valet ... Unions, accused the hotel of violating contracts signed with the sacked employees on December 28, ahead of the hotel's closure for renovation. He said the contracts 'stated in black ...

  9. Sing Pao fined HK$4,200 in pay row

    Posted Jan 04th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... resigned met the employer's lawyer yesterday at a reconciliation meeting arranged by the Labour Department over their unpaid wages for the past two months. More than 10 of the staff agreed ... Magistrate Joseph To Ho-shing said he adopted the lighter end of the sentencing scale because Sing Pao Newspaper Management Ltd fully repaid the HK$81,000 in wages it owed three employees ...

  10. Cleaners on just HK$8.30 an hour, union says

    Posted Aug 14th 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... the renewal I am not entitled to any statutory holiday. And when I apply afterwards they just ignore my application. I have no choice but to opt for no-paid leave.' Others are specified as self-employed in their contracts so they do not get any public holidays. Workers could claim back holiday pay if the Labour Tribunal ruled that they were employees rather than self-employed, Mr Fung ...




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