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  1. First person

    Posted Apr 13th 2006, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Becky Kwan Siu-wa, headof the Cathay Pacific Airways Flight Attendants Union, is leading a campaign to raise the retirement age of cabin crew in Hong Kong from 45 to 50 or older. She argues that the stereotype of young 'dolly bird' cabin crew is outdated. I'm one of the lucky ones. I've been with Cathay Pacific for more than 30 years, since 1975, ...

  2. Cathay Pacific staff to consider tribunal action

    Posted Jul 08th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Elaine Wu

    ... to backdate the payments six years - the first local airline to do so. If Cathay Pacific were to strike a similar deal with the union representing its flight attendants, it could involve millions ... The Cathay Pacific Airways Flight Attendants Union is considering filing a Labour Tribunal claim for unpaid holiday pay. 'If they are unwilling to negotiate, we have no choice. ...

  3. Bumpy tax landing for Cathay

    Posted Aug 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cathay Pacific and many of its overseas-based pilots are facing a financial hit after a perfectly legal 'taxsaving'' scheme set up in the early 1990s backfired. One well-informed source said the problem may have already cost Hong Kong's flagship airline a substantial amount. The revelation comes just days after Cathay reported a HK$935 million first half loss, ...

  4. Fired pilots confident court will back them

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... It's taken more than 10 years, but the remaining 17 of the 49 pilots who were sacked en masse by Cathay Pacific in a labour dispute are confident that Hong Kong's highest court will finally offer them justice in a case they say has implications for every employee in the city. Collectively known as the Cathay Pacific '49ers', the pilots were sacked during ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

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

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

    ... Three stewardesses and 18 former pilots win long-fought cases against the airline Cathay Pacific Airways lost two long-running employment disputes in one day when the top court ruled largely in favour of three flight attendants and 18 former pilots. The judgments yesterday ended years of bitter wrangling over financial compensation for employees of the airline. Under ...

  6. Cathay pilot's hiring challenge shot down

    Posted May 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... A Cathay Pacific pilot has challenged a court ruling that the airline need not assess all second officers for promotion before it can hire junior first officers. Counsel John Scott SC argued that Scott Williams should be given leave to appeal because there were 150 second officers in his position. Mr Justice Robert Tang Ching ruled the issue concerned only parties ...

  7. MPF investments pay off for first time since launch

    Posted Jan 17th 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu A strong stock market gave a boost to employees' pension investments with an average return of 19.21 per cent last year, marking the first profitable year since ... which primarily invest in money market instruments and short-term bonds, registered nil or very marginal gains in the period.' Launched in December 2000, the MPF is the first compulsory ...

  8. Dragonair looking to hire 50 cabin crew

    Posted Jun 21st 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Dragonair will recruit about 50 flight attendants tomorrow. Registration of a maximum of 1,200 applicants at Dragonair House at Chek Lap Kok will start at 9am, and job interviews will be conducted on a first-come-first-served basis. The airline said it was hiring to expand its offerings, including the upgrading of flight services to Shanghai from next month. Flights to Wuhan, ...

  9. Cathay bans news of pay dispute

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cathay Pacific has been accused of censorship after it removed newspaper cuttings about a flight attendants' pay dispute from a union notice board and banned the display of any more. ... staff must be given only 'accurate and unbiased information'. The action, described as tyrannical by union leader Becky Kwan Siu-wa, comes ahead of a Court of First Instance case ...

  10. Cathay must pay $280m in back wages

    Posted Apr 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Airline seeks greater productivity after flight attendants' successful court case that forces it to maintain promised pay rises Cathay Pacific will pay around $280 million in back ... weeks studying the Court of First Instance ruling before advising that the airline did not have a strong enough case to take to the Court of Appeal. However, a spokeswoman for the airline said ...




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