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  1. News - China Insider - LABOUR

    Strike by container truck drivers brings Ningbo road to a standstill

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 09:28pm by Chris Luo

    ... being dragged away from the scene by police. Ningbo’s Container Transportation Association told the Qianjiang Evening News that it had already decided to raise the present guide rate for transport workers by 12 per cent after multiple rounds of negotiations that started in July. The new rates were due to be implemented on Friday. But the association said that transportation rates ...

  2. News - World - LABOUR

    LinkedIn ordered to pay US$6 million for violations of US wage law

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 09:27pm by Reuters

    ... the federal minimum hourly wage of $7.25 plus overtime pay at the minimum rate of 1.5 times the regular hourly rate for hours worked past 40 in a work week. The website's membership reached 313 ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    HK$3 rise in Hong Kong’s minimum wage ‘would cost HK$1.4 billion’

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 11:45pm by Phila Siu

    ... consultation that ended in May. Most unionists wanted HK$37 an hour, employers wanted the minimum wage frozen, and non-governmental organisations suggested a rate of HK$34. The source also said ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    MTR staff launch protest against 'disappointing' pay rise

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:30am by Ada Lee

    ... 2.38 per cent and 7 per cent next year and that pay would go up for most employees by more than 4.75 per cent. The average rate of salary increase for all MTR staff worked out to 5.25 per cent, ... because the salaries were not attractive, he added. The MTR said it had studied salary increase rates in 29 companies that were considered "good employers" before it set its own rates ...

  5. News - China - LABOUR

    Guangdong collective bargaining proposal seen as bellwether for China

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:13am by Mimi Lau

    ... with employers before taking industrial action," said Zeng Feiyang, director of the Guangdong Panyu Migrant Worker Centre in Guangzhou. "It would lower the rate of strikes and [be] win-win ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Domestic helpers forced to pay agencies '20 times legal rate'

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Helpers pay '20 times' legal rate to agencies Nearly half of foreign domestic helpers have paid their job agencies more than Hong Kong laws allow, in some cases overpaying by more than 20 times the standard rate, a study shows. And more than a fifth of employers find their workers do not meet promised levels of experience and language ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    High-salary civil servants union rejects 5.96 per cent pay study proposal

    Posted May 24th 2014, 03:00am by Emily Tsang and Jeffie Lam

    ... rate. The Chinese Civil Servants' Association, which represents senior public servants, also endorsed the report. "But we hope the methodology of the study can be improved so ...

  8. News - World - LABOUR

    Fast-food workers in global protest to demand higher pay, and union rights

    Posted May 16th 2014, 10:46pm by BLOOM

    ... largest restaurant chain, did not immediately respond to a message seeking comment on the strike. Franchise owners at Domino's set their own wage rates, spokesman Tim McIntyre said. Fast-food ...

  9. Business - Economy - LABOUR

    Hard work to see through opaque job figures

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 01:09am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Keqiang has made it clear that the GDP growth rate is secondary to efforts to ensure stable job creation. He said last year the economy needed 10 million new jobs a year. China has lacked sound ... development and even test the stability of the political regime. In developed nations, the jobless rate is a reliable gauge for the market. Understanding China's job situation requires a wider ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Kwai Tsing dock workers set to win pay rise, says union

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 04:05am by Phila Siu

    ... the size of any increase with its contractors soon and listen to the views of workers. "The rate of increase will at least match the rate of inflation," he said, adding that "any ...




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