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  1. Bush's jobs tsar in factory shock

    Posted Mar 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In an embarrassment to the Bush administration, it has emerged that a US businessman expected to be named to a new position to help save American jobs recently set up a factory in Beijing. Rising unemployment in the US manufacturing industry is blamed par ...

  2. Play illustrates discrimination

    Posted Feb 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... people from different family backgrounds. The performance portrays children and parents being discriminated against by characters such as landlords, employers and headmasters because of their family situations. It will be staged in 22 primary schools to promote diversity and equal opportunities. The stage, decorated to resemble a gigantic machine, will malfunction when discrimination ...

  3. HSBC may boost region's workforce 5pc despite cuts

    Posted Feb 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... There is no choice but to restructure and reduce expenses.' He said the bank had avoided laying off staff who were the only breadwinners in the family. In one case, a lay-off was reversed when it learnt ...

  4. Number of jobless on welfare is growing

    Posted Aug 19th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... with under the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance scheme (CSSA) in July, 51,088 were jobless. This financial year, a family of four under the jobless category of the scheme can expect to receive an average of $8,779 and a family of five receives $10,718. The department figures also show that of the 143,174 people who joined the active employment assistance scheme between June 1999 ...

  5. Time-money balance important to get right

    Posted Aug 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the other. If we devote more time to work to make more money we are left with less time for ourselves, family and friends. If we devote less time to work in order to have more for ourselves we can ... that show 530,800 people now work fewer than 35 hours a week, 80,000 more than last year and more than 130,000 up on 2005. People are choosing to spend more time with their families, or to further ...

  6. Shanghai maids-to-order put to test

    Posted Jan 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jialilai Domestic Service Agency, said: 'We want to change people's perceptions of domestic helpers as poorly educated and clumsy.' The agencies are targeting high-income families, especially expatriates living in Shanghai. Mr Xia's own research based on the property market shows that at least a million families in the city are in need of domestic help, although the 200 ...

  7. Social work expands focus to meet growing demands

    Posted Jan 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lizze Turner Dealing with the problem of deteriorating family solidarity is just one example of the important changes that have occurred in the social work sector in recent years, ... to PhD level is a social welfare programme, while Master of Arts programmes include social science in social work; family counselling and family education, and a Master of Social Work programme. ...

  8. Spare the lower paid from salary cut

    Posted Mar 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... those earning, say, $25,000 per month ($750). In fact, the lower the wage, the bigger the impact of a cut on families because more money is used to cover basics. Perhaps Secretary for the Civil ...

  9. Protesting children bought off with gifts

    Posted Jan 29th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... that these problems are common among CSSA families and the cut in welfare has deprived children of learning opportunities,' she said. A spokesman for the Social Welfare Department said: 'Many of those who came here today have family problems. Some of them are on two-way permits and some are single parents.' ...

  10. Women continue to rise to the challenge of finding work

    Posted Aug 01st 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... that the rise in unemployment also drew more women into the workforce after their husbands lost their jobs. 'In some families, women who used to stay home now have to find jobs to support their families after their husbands are laid off,' the spokeswoman said. 'So the gender roles of men as sole breadwinners and women as housewives have changed.' Social work Professor Wong ...




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