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  1. News - China - LABOUR

    Guangdong collective bargaining proposal seen as bellwether for China

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

    ... that many say have hurt Guangdong's economy, and that it would advance labour rights throughout China. In the spring, as many as 40,000 workers laid down their tools at Yue Yuen Industrial ... year, fuelled by more than 30 million workers who migrated there from elsewhere in China. But according to a survey released in April by the Federation of Hong Kong Industries, businesses ...

  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

    ... the government's Civil Engineering and Development Department. Chan noted that the China Association for Science and Technology (Cast) was granted provisional status at the Washington Accord last year. ... the industry in order to make a living". "Now the present government is pushing forward many projects, but we do not have enough engineers," he said. Raymond Chan called for more ...

  3. Business - Companies - LABOUR

    Samsung eyes reforms after its probe found a supplier hired child workers

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 01:31am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... following a probe that was prompted by allegations last week by workers' rights watchdog China Labour Watch (CLW). Samsung said it had decided to "temporarily suspend business ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Young and old must work to bridge generation gap

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

    ... by the younger generation that he had heard from his friends, including top executives working in a range of industries. "At first I found it hard to believe. But then I felt that [the young people] ...

  5. News - China - LABOUR

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

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

    ... the South China Morning Post. Teachers from vocational schools introduced the pupils to local employment agencies, which provided them with fake hukou, or household registration documents, the Daily ... 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 ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

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

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

    ... staff from abroad. Hudson's survey, conducted in May and last month, found that 47.3 per cent of employers in Singapore and 53.2 per cent in mainland China planned to recruit staff later ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Industry leaders warn of serious manpower shortage in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 06:36am by Phila Siu

    ... the South China Morning Post they feared the government may not have grasped the urgency of the manpower problem. "I am very worried … if [the government] cannot see the problem the industry ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com City's workforce problem more serious than the government thinks, say representatives of three key sectors already facing labour shortfalls Industry ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. News - China - LABOUR

    Rare decision: Xiamen labour panel punishes foreign-run company in dispute over workers' strike

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 12:08pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... Legal expert The panel ruled yesterday that the workers had reasonable cause not to show up to work and that their industrial action should not be seen simply as a company rule violation. On top ... but the workers still opposed the move. The term “strike” does not have a legal definition in the Labour Contract Law in China – but “violations to company regulations” does, Ge Lei, a labour dispute ...

  10. News - China - LABOUR

    Strikes see a new breed of labour activists: management

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 04:42am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Shanghai Industrial action on the mainland is being initiated at the top end of the factory floor Strikes see a new breed of labour activists: managers Behind ... in Dongguan shows that supervisors were the first to challenge senior plant leaders about the social insurance contributions that became the focus of the dispute. Hong Kong-listed Yue Yuen Industrial ...




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