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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hong Kong to be 118,000 workers short by 2022, government forecasts

    Posted May 20th 2014, 04:04am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Government sees 118,000 jobs with no one to fill them by 2022, and a big educational mismatch Huge rise in shortfall of workers predicted Hong Kong will see ... or postgraduate degree. The size of the projected manpower shortage has again raised the issue of whether the government should loosen its criteria for labour importation. But unionists, including ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1515906/hong-kong-be-118000-workers-short-2022-government-forecasts
  2. News - China - LABOUR

    Guangdong collective bargaining proposal seen as bellwether for China

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

    ... legislative body in April, six major associations representing Hong Kong businesses issued a strongly worded letter opposing the bill. On May 15, the Hong Kong Business Community Joint Conference, ... impact on over 30 million migrant workers in Guangdong. If this gets passed, the rest of the nation is likely to follow," says Professor Pun Ngai, a labour rights expert at Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1547574/guangdong-collective-bargaining-proposal-seen-bellwether-china
  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    MTR staff launch protest against 'disappointing' pay rise

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

    ... she said. Two other unions- the MTR Staff General Association and Hong Kong Railway Management Professionals Union- said they were also disappointed but would consult its members before ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1550590/mtr-staff-launch-protest-against-disappointing-pay-rise
  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Bosses plan hiring spree in second half of year, survey shows

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:26am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Almost 50 per cent of employers will increase headcount, survey reveals Bosses plan hiring spree in second half of year Almost half of Hong Kong ... record-low unemployment levels. "Improved local business conditions spurred by the gradual recovery of the global economy have injected more confidence into the Hong Kong market," Hudson ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1545122/bosses-plan-hiring-spree-second-half-year-survey-shows
  5. News - China - LABOUR

    Student workers at Dongguan factory were under-age, state media claim

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 04:02am by Andrea Chen

    ... Worker Centre in Guangzhou. Geoffrey Crothall, a spokesman for the Hong Kong-based China Labour Bulletin, agreed. "The local government won't send inspection teams to the factories ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1547020/student-workers-dongguan-factory-were-under-age-state-media-claim
  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Young and old must work to bridge generation gap

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:03am by Phila Siu

    ... to be coached." Tony Pownall, Hong Kong general manager of international recruitment agency Hudson, said he had heard many cases of young recruits not showing up on the first day of work because they had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546005/young-and-old-must-work-bridge-generation-gap
  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    'We are workers, not slaves!' Hundreds of maids march on Hong Kong government HQ

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 04:28am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... of contract expiry. Addressing the protesters, Lestari said: "Hong Kong remains a hotbed of social exclusion and policies that put our livelihood, security, safety, and even lives, at risk. "We have suffered too long. Hong Kong officials ignore our rights. They ignore our dignity, and they ignore our contribution to Hong Kong's economy." Public concern has grown amid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1444665/we-are-workers-not-slaves-hundreds-maids-march-hong-kong-government
  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hong Kong firms, mainland police 'in cahoots'

    Posted May 08th 2014, 04:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... police 'in cahoots' Mainland police shield and side with Hong Kong companies in labour disputes, sometimes resorting to violence to quell strikes, a grouping of unions says. In 12 of 15 known walkouts, the Hong Kong-funded or Hong Kong-registered public companies- some with political connections- called in police to resolve the stalemate, the Confederation of Trade Unions said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1506824/hong-kong-firms-mainland-police-cahoots
  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Dragonair cabin crew threaten action over tough shifts, hiring of Beijing staff

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 04:05am by Phila Siu

    ... the airline needed to hire people from Beijing because it had failed to find quality people in Hong Kong. But what do they mean they can't find quality people," she asked. A bigger problem, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1540515/dragonair-cabin-crew-threaten-action-over-tough-shifts-hiring-beijing
  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Real pay marching backwards for many workers in Hong Kong

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:21am by Phila Siu

    ... that real pay rose by just 1 per cent. "Workers in Hong Kong are having a terrible time," Labour Party chairman Lee Cheuk-yan said. "Every time the city goes through a financial ... elsewhere fall to help economies adjust to external competitive pressures, wages are the primary way in which Hong Kong's price levels adjust to help the city stay competitive. According ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1501169/real-pay-marching-backwards-many-workers-hong-kong

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