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  1. Wage hike

    Posted Jun 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Civil servants have been offered pay rises of nearly five per cent, despite opposition from the private sector. Do you agree with the Employers' Federation that any increase would be catastrophic? Write to us. ...

  2. Pension poll

    Posted Nov 01st 2003, 12:00am by Mutsuko Murakami

    ... in every four Japanese is expected to be 65 and over by 2020. To avoid a public pension meltdown, premiums will have to be hiked or benefits cut- or both. Meanwhile, the government is planning ... a consumption-tax hike?' His plan is to wait for public debates later this year before formulating policy. The biggest losers, however, may be Japan's young, who will have to support the growing ...

  3. HK$100 pay rise is too little, too late, say maids

    Posted Jul 10th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... in 2003- from HK$3,670 a month- after the outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome devastated the economy. 'Now we have a better economy, but the wage hike is still too little,' Ms ...

  4. Maids urge bosses to join protest at levy

    Posted Jan 17th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... The migrants' body has scheduled a march on February 6 from Chater Garden to the Central Government Offices. 'Our call for a wage hike is just as fair as the fight against the levy and for a wage ...

  5. Civil service pay rise 'will hamper HK'

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... not support excessively large pay increases. 'Such a large public-sector increase will undoubtedly trigger demands for similar pay hikes in the private sector,' chamber chairwoman Lily ...



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