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  1. Fit for work

    Posted Feb 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... New World First Bus claims regular morning exercise for its mechanics has cut the number of industrial accidents by 20 per cent. Should more Hong Kong employers make exercise part of the work routine? Write to us ...

  2. Workers encouraged to kick-start battle of festive bulge

    Posted Dec 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Louisa Yan Employees are being urged to kick-start the Fitness First challenge at their companies to help boost the coffers of Operation Santa Claus. The gym is encouraging companies to sign up their workers for a three-month get-fit contest- from January 15 to April 15- hoping to raise $200,000 for the 12 beneficiaries in the annual appeal, which stands at $4,692,840. Fitness ...

  3. Employers eye gyms to lower health bills

    Posted Nov 30th 2003, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma Corporate memberships of fitness centres see a quantum leap More employers in Hong Kong are encouraging their staff to join health clubs to stem corporate medical bills which ... in Hong Kong of Fitness First, a global health club operator. He said local companies were waking up to the idea of keeping their staff fit, with the number of new members joining the chain ...

  4. Marathon men

    Posted Feb 21st 2008, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... Andrea Li Race series keeps employees fit and raises funds for communities Corporate social responsibility can do wonders for an employer. It not only heightens the company's profile ... champions are picked according to their cumulative times. 'By sponsoring the race, we are accomplishing two things at the same time - getting our employees fit and involved, and raising ...

  5. Home is where the work is

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... spaces, and cultural differences to consider. Just as they hope helpers can act responsibly and fit into the household, families should consider the helpers' needs and compromise. Jessica ...

  6. History will judge minimum wage decision, court rules

    Posted May 16th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... argument centred around section 2(1) of the ordinance, which states: 'The Chief Executive in Council may, at any time he thinks fit... fix minimum rates of wages for any trade in Hong Kong ... wages were unreasonably low- and he acknowledged during the hearing that her predicament was an unenviable one- the ordinance made it clear it the chief executive could act however he saw fit ...

  7. New holiday-pay deal confirms commissions as part of wages

    Posted Aug 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Commissions had always been accepted as a component of wages in calculating holiday pay until the Court of Final Appeal dismissed in March a claim for $200,000 by a Philip Wain fitness centre worker who said her employer calculated her holiday pay only on her basic salary and excluded her commissions. The judge ruled that commissions did not fit the law's definition of a daily wage. ...

  8. Domestic helpers may be worse off under minimum wage legislation

    Posted Jul 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as they live with their own families. This is where the overseas workers fit in. They do not have a Hong Kong family and can work flexible hours. In turn, they are compensated by getting free lodging, ...

  9. Psychometrics gaining favour as a hiring practice

    Posted Aug 16th 2003, 12:00am by Wendy Ng

    ... a picture of how well the candidates can do the job, how much they might like the job, what motivates them, and what industry or type of organisation they would best fit into. Such information helps ... on the applicants' competency levels, and advise on their 'fitness' for the hiring organisation. Candidates are rarely excited about the assessment exercise before taking one, Ms Durant says. ...

  10. Man with a mission positive

    Posted Dec 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak Name: Stephen Chan Chi-wan Occupation: general manager of Television Broadcasting Limited Star sign: Sagittarius On my play list: a range of music, from Canto-pop to jazz and bossa nova, anything that swings me. I really like Sarah Brightman Hobbies: Travelling around the world, and singing The Man: I was a big baby- 5.1kg at birth- and staying fit has been a lifelong ...




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