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  1. Poverty commission urges help for jobless

    Posted Jun 15th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung, Klaudia Lee

    ... shop' for job seekers and better co-ordination on existing services. The Commission on Poverty also suggested relaxing the asset limit for elderly people applying for welfare and setting up ... Tang Ying-yen said the commission, which he chaired, had laid a good foundation for the next government to follow up. 'This report does not mark the end of the commission's work. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/596885/poverty-commission-urges-help-jobless
  2. Ruling on workers' commissions takes effect

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam An amendment to the Employment Ordinance requiring that workers' commission payments be included in the calculation of sick leave and holiday pay took effect yesterday. ... The city's two biggest property agencies, Centaline and Midland Holdings, which employ more than 6,000 agents whose earnings are made mostly from commissions, said they had no plan to require staff ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/600529/ruling-workers-commissions-takes-effect
  3. Commission sought to tackle poverty

    Posted Mar 09th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez A minimum wage and old-age pension are essential, say academics and NGOs A high-level commission is needed to map out long-term policies to end poverty, academics and NGOs yesterday told legislators who passed a motion supporting their call. Mak Kim-ho, of Oxfam Hong Kong, said: 'A poverty commission does not mean we are going to redistribute wealth. We need ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/447505/commission-sought-tackle-poverty
  4. Leadership schemes for women still on hold

    Posted May 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and the overall effect of gender diversity may be what will bring about real change. A 2008 United States and European study by McKinsey and Company found that organisations with a higher number of senior-ranking women consistently recorded better financial results. Another study by the European Commission found that 58 per cent of companies with diversity programmes reported higher productivity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/967032/leadership-schemes-women-still-hold
  5. In Brief

    Posted Aug 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is easy to find Prague, Copenhagen and Dublin are the top cities for finding jobs in Europe, a recent survey showed. Reuters reported that the opinion poll was carried out for the European Commission. About 70 per cent of respondents agreed it 'was easy' to gain new employment in the Czech, Danish and Irish capitals. Despite easy access to the Irish job market, 94 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/604564/brief
  6. HSBC seeks to sell general insurance unit

    Posted Sep 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com HSBC Holdings is approaching a number of European and Japanese insurers in an attempt to sell its worldwide general insurance business, according to people ... with the buyer allowing it to use its banking network to sell the insurance products and earn commissions. Another source said the general insurance business was being jettisoned as part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/980461/hsbc-seeks-sell-general-insurance-unit
  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Top court hears Cathay dispute over attendants' holiday pay

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Airline challenges ruling that allowances and commissions should be included in holiday wage Cathay Pacific took its holiday- pay dispute with its flight attendants to the Court of Final Appeal yesterday. The airline is challenging an appeal court judgment that it should include some allowances and commissions when calculating the cabin crew's holiday pay. The dispute ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1031043/top-court-hears-cathay-dispute-over-attendants-holiday-pay
  8. In Brief

    Posted Nov 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a labour contract. One of women said the company promised to pay commissions on flats it sold on top of a fixed basic monthly salary, but the commission was halved without warning. The women ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/661566/brief
  9. News - Hong Kong

    Cathay Pacific loses two long-running pay disagreements in one day

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... the Employment Ordinance, Cathay must include certain allowances and commissions in addition to the basic salary when calculating its cabin crew's pay during statutory holidays and annual leave, the Court of Final Appeal ruled. Those include commissions on duty-free sales, and allowances for line duty and ground duty, which attendants earn in the air and while waiting for flights. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1048065/cathay-pacific-loses-two-long-running-pay-disagreements-one-day
  10. Expats rush in to escape Euro-woes

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... there was a nearly 12 per cent increase from 2010 to 2011 in the number of work visas issued to people from seven European Union countries: Spain, Italy, Ireland, Britain, France, Greece and Portugal. ... since 2009. Hong Kong has one of the lowest unemployment figures in the world. As of June, the jobless rate was 3.2 per cent, against 10.3 per cent for the European Union as a whole and 24.6 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1007893/expats-rush-escape-euro-woes

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