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  1. 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

    ... as such expenses were transferred to customers. "The salaries of public estate tenants have already gone up sharply. The minimum wage is supposed to help the low-income families," he said. "It does not need to go up every year or every two years. Many low-income families are getting paid well above the minimum wage. The commission does not know economics. "How could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1567259/3-rise-hks-minimum-wage-would-cost-hk14-billion-commission-told
  2. 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

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Flight attendants voice unhappiness over poor rostering and airline's move to hire Beijing staff Dragonair crew threaten action over tough shifts Dragonair cabin crew members are backing industrial action by their union if their complaints about "chaotic rostering" and perceived threats to their income and promotion prospects from ...

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

    Hongkong International Terminals dockers offered 10pc pay rise

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by Phila Siu

    ... see their pay go up by 10.1 per cent from next month. Base salaries will increase by 6 per cent, and the company would offer an additional 4.1 per cent in incentive income. HIT said its ... which led last year's strike, said the offer was unacceptable as the "incentive income" was discretionary. The union called for a base pay rise of no less than 9.8 per cent. Last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1481062/hongkong-international-terminals-dockers-offered-10pc-pay-rise
  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    High-salary civil servants union rejects 5.96 per cent pay study proposal

    Posted May 24th 2014, 03:00am by Emily Tsang and Jeffie Lam

    ... Emily Tsang and Jeffie Lam Senior officers group questions credibility of proposal that suggests 5.96 per cent pay rise while low-wage workers get only 3.8 per cent Big-salary union rejects pay study One of the unions representing high-income civil servants refused to endorse an annual government study despite a proposed higher pay increase than lower-earning employees. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519127/high-salary-civil-servants-union-rejects-596-cent-pay-study-proposal
  5. News - World - LABOUR

    Fast-food workers in global protest to demand higher pay, and union rights

    Posted May 16th 2014, 10:46pm by BLOOM

    ... Fast Food Forward and the Service Employees International Union, which represents more than two million members. "Workers have sparked a conversation about income inequality and do we want ... labour costs "is not the comprehensive solution to income inequality" and will "only hurt business owners' ability to create entry-level jobs", the US National Restaurant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1513675/fast-food-workers-global-protest-demand-higher-pay-and-union-rights
  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Civil service union calls for pay rise to match inflation

    Posted May 16th 2014, 07:54pm by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Lower-paid civil servants resist salary-rise proposal of 3.8 per cent, while two senior staff associations are absent from meeting Pay survey fails to impress unions Low-income earners in the civil service have denounced an annual government study that proposes higher pay rises for their counterparts who are already drawing better salaries. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1513595/civil-service-union-calls-pay-rise-match-inflation
  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hong Kong security guards earning 'less than 2012' due to inflation, says union

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 03:29am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... major companies conducted in January and February, over 40 per cent said their income failed to meet their basic family expenses. Ms Ho, a security guard who earns HK$7,440 a month, said travel expenses, rent, water and electricity bills accounted for more than 40 per cent of her income. She said that because her income was slightly too high to qualify for the low wage allowance from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1445592/hong-kong-security-guards-earning-less-2012-due-inflation-says-union
  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Real pay marching backwards for many workers in Hong Kong

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

    ... to six months. A Labour Department spokesman quoted acting chief executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor as saying that the earnings of low-income workers had improved since passage of the minimum ...

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

    Strike by cash delivery guards disrupts bank operations in Guangzhou

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 03:48am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... to the company's website. A similar strike hit Zhongshan, southwest of Guangzhou, on December 3, when more than 500 delivery guards went on strike over "welfare and income problems". The strike ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1426265/strike-cash-delivery-guards-disrupts-bank-operations-guangzhou
  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    'No need to be so stupid': Macau academic cautions Hong Kong against importing labour

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 12:21pm by Phila Siu

    ... that in 2002, the unemployment rate was 6.3 per cent and the median income for the workforce was HK$4,672 a month. By last year, the unemployment rate had dropped to 2 per cent and the median income had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1388942/no-need-be-so-stupid-macau-academic-cautions-hong-kong-against

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