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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Fast-track plan to hire foreign workers for construction projects after rail link delay

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 11:40pm by Tanna Chong and Shirley Zhao

    ... the requirements include the high-speed railway, the HK$83 billion Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge and the HK$120 billion plan to develop new towns in the northeast New Territories. Last September, the MTR ... shortages were given as one of the reasons behind the two-year delay to the HK$67 billion high-speed railway linking Hong Kong and Guangzhou. If the plan goes ahead, it will mark a departure from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1487667/government-consider-directly-importing-foreign-workers-selected
  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Mainland Chinese engineers can help Hong Kong's projects, ex-civil servant says

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:20am by Phila Siu

    ... Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge and West Kowloon Cultural District. And a possible source of skills would be mainland engineers, said Raymond Chan Kin-sek, former head of the Geotechnical Engineering Office under ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Mainland engineers 'can help HK projects' Hong Kong can look across the border to find more engineers from 2016, if the relevant mainland ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556871/mainland-chinese-engineers-can-help-hong-kongs-projects-ex-civil
  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Not enough engineers to go around

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... building 75,000 public rental flats in the next five years. This is in addition to several huge projects including new MTR lines, the cross-border express railway and the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau ... projects to come, some of the city's engineering companies are already reporting a 20 per cent shortage of staff, says the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. Institution president Choy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1134641/not-enough-engineers-go-around
  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Injured workers, and widows, face long wait for payouts

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... steel caisson, a large pipe used to form foundations for bridges, during reclamation for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge project near Chek Lap Kok airport. "We were pulling the metal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1224911/injured-workers-and-widows-face-long-wait-payouts
  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Young and old must work to bridge generation gap

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

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Recruitment experts say older bosses need to learn how to get most out of recruits Young and old must work to bridge generation gap One day last year, ... 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
  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Should Hong Kong's employees have the legal right to ask for flexible working terms?

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 12:46pm by Phila Siu

    ... working hours first Britain has recently introduced a law to the envy of all Hong Kong workers – they now have the legal right to request flexible working hours and locations. While labour experts in Hong Kong say flexible working is a global and inevitable phenomenon, a labour sector lawmaker says the British law is “way too far ahead” for the city – and an employer says non-fixed hours ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577644/should-hong-kongs-worker-have-legal-right-ask-flexible-working-terms
  7. LABOUR

    Hong Kong faces shortage of domestic helpers as Myanmese, Bangladeshi maids quit early

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 04:21pm by Phila Siu

    ... factory jobs in Taiwan, South Korea and Japan, where they are paid more than the HK$4,010 a month they get in Hong Kong. There are about 320,000 helpers in the city. About half are from ... workers to hire, but now availability is so tight they are no longer given a choice. Six months after the first group of 19 Myanmese arrived in Hong Kong, dozens more have come. But a sixth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570004/hk-faces-growing-helper-shortage-myanmar-and-bangladesh-workers-quit
  8. 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

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com HK$3 minimum wage rise would cost HK$1.4b The city's employers will have to fork out an additional HK$1.4 billion a year if the hourly statutory minimum wage goes up from the current HK$30 to HK$33, the Minimum Wage Commi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1567259/3-rise-hks-minimum-wage-would-cost-hk14-billion-commission-told
  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Lifeguards in Hong Kong strike over influx of mainland tourists to pools and beaches

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 01:52pm by Phila Siu, Lai Ying-kit, Calivin Liu and Brian Yap

    ... Alex Kwok Siu-kit, vice-chairman of the Hong Kong and Kowloon Lifeguards' Union, yesterday said the number of lifeguards in the city was cut from 2,400 to 1,580 in 2004. The number went up ... had come to swim in Hong Kong in recent years, especially after mainland newspaper Southern Metropolis Daily encouraged them to do so last month. He added that a friend working at the Kowloon ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1566141/lifeguards-public-pools-and-beaches-hong-kong-strike-over-staff
  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Introducing working hours law for Hong Kong ‘would face uphill battle’

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:41am by Phila Siu

    ... of a committee gathering the public's views on a possible law to put in place standard working hours in Hong Kong say the attitudes of employers during a recent public-engagement exercise show how ... of Hong Kong and Kowloon Labour Unions. He said he was concerned that because so many people at the sessions loudly opposed standard working hours, the consultancy running the exercise might ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1563057/law-standard-working-hours-hong-kong-would-face-uphill-battle

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