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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Business - China Business - LABOUR

    Samsung supplier said to have breached laws

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 05:09am by BLOOM

    ... to the statement. That worked out to more than US$1 million a year, the group said. Samsung reported in October that net income excluding minority interest rose 25 per cent to 8.05 trillion won (US$7.6 ...

  6. News - Asia - LABOUR

    'Premature' to pin Little India riot on labour tensions, Singapore minister says

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 12:41pm by Bloomberg

    ... driven by immigration, leading to congestion and competition for housing, jobs and education at a time of widening income inequality. A proposal to boost the population to 6.9 million by 2030 ...

  7. Business - Companies - LABOUR

    Hyundai and Kia braced for second year of walkouts

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Japanese carmakers an edge to cut prices or offer incentives on their models. Hyundai's net income has fallen for three consecutive quarters, while analysts estimate Toyota Motor is headed ... workers meet production targets." Hyundai and Kia's labour unions have said they are demanding a pay increase of 130,498 won (HK$900) a month and for 30 per cent of net income ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - LABOUR

    British banks cut 189,000 jobs, take staff numbers to nine-year low

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... investors to reduce fixed costs as Europe's sovereign debt crisis crimps income from investment banking and as loans sour in the region. The four firms posted £108 billion (HK$1.3 trillion) ... with about £25 billion in 2004. "The reduction in workforce is driven by three things: economic decline, investment banking not producing as much income as it did and banks reducing the wage ...

  9. Business - Companies - LABOUR

    Britain in 'zero hours' contract boom

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... generally at a minimum wage of £6.19 (HK$72.84) an hour. The unpredictable income plays havoc with his state benefit entitlements, which assume a steady amount of work each week. How many people ...

  10. Business - China Business - LABOUR

    Loading up on hours suits many workers

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... many workers preferred doing overtime because that substantially increased their income. Workers are paid 1.5 times their standard salary by hour from Monday to Friday for work beyond eight ... in Beijing's construction sector for nearly 10 years. "Nearly all my income is from day work. After that, nobody wants to do any extra because we are so worn out. Anyway, the company very rarely ...




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