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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

    ... guards, he was paid just 1,100 yuan [HK$1,400] a month when he started in 2010, about 1,200 yuan less than those hired directly by the hospital. The hospital contributed to his social insurance ... of them on their social insurance. The strike cost the company 167 million yuan. With tensions rising, the Guangdong Federation of Trade Unions proposed the draft rules, first made public ...

  2. News - China - LABOUR

    Strikes see a new breed of labour activists: management

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

    ... 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 ... of contributions to social insurance in late March, a few weeks before the strike began. The supervisor and colleagues spread word among workers, who then went to look up their social insurance ...

  3. Business - China Business - LABOUR

    Sacked insurance staff stage protest at HSBC offices in Shanghai

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com 130 workers lose their jobs in joint venture as banking giant switches focus on bancassurance Sacked insurance staff stage protest against HSBC HSBC's cost-saving plan hit a rough patch in Shanghai yesterday as dozens of laid-off sales staff at its life insurance joint venture protested at the bank's headquarters. HSBC Life ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Real pay marching backwards for many workers in Hong Kong

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

    ... since 1999, says the census department. Wages have boomed in other industries. The figures show that real pay for insurance employees is 57.7 per cent higher than in 1999; financial mediation ...

  5. News - China - LABOUR

    Labour advocate helping Dongguan factory strike arrested over WeChat message

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 07:19pm by Echo Hui

    ... such as insurance. The workers are demanding a one-time lump sum as compensation. Police took issue with one of Lin’s online postings claiming there was a strike at Shijie township, possibly inspired ...

  6. Business - Economy - LABOUR

    Chinese graduates deepen hi-tech inroads

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 01:17am by BLOOM

    ... to compete with Chinese banks and Chinese insurance companies and Chinese software companies," said William Overholt, president of the Fung Global Institute in Hong Kong. "We're ...

  7. News - China - LABOUR

    China will 'inevitably' raise retirement age, says labour ministry

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 03:48am by MANDY ZUO

    ... and health insurance?"   ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Young Hongkongers get chance to work for two years in Britain

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 04:17am by Danny Mok

    ... dependents with them and must take out suitable insurance and show they have at least £1,800 (HK$22,900) in the bank for maintenance. Some 1,000 British citizens will be able to apply to work in Hong ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hongkongers' pay rises to be one of world's lowest: survey

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 05:56am by Stuart Lau

    ... and insurance industries. Those working in transport and logistics are expected to receive slightly below-average increases. On the mainland, companies predict salary increases of 8 per cent, leaving ...

  10. 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

    ... the products they are selling, said Erturk. That would help avoid costly scandals such as mis-selling of loan insurance, he said. UK banks have set aside more than £13 billion to compensate customers ...




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