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  1. Mainland labour imports back on the agenda

    Posted Sep 05th 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... about this issue. They always check for criminal records before issuing permits.' ...

  2. Privacy boss says workplace spying is not an offence

    Posted Dec 19th 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... They will be subject to criminal liability if they have to check on their maids,' she said. Under existing laws, there is nothing to stop employers monitoring the content of e-mails and telephone calls ... Chloe Lai The decision gives firms a green light to film staff or monitor e-mails and calls The Privacy Commissioner has decided that workplace surveillance is not a criminal offence. ...

  3. Prison initiative gives ex-convicts a helping hand in finding work

    Posted Oct 27th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... situation for those with criminal records. Wang Ping, a professor at the China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing, said: 'The possibility of employment for ex-cons has dropped ... companies. 'Most of these men are common criminals convicted of crimes like theft, robbery and embezzlement who have shown good behaviour during their prison terms,' said Mr Li. 'We ...

  4. Rule silent on checks on foreign workers

    Posted Feb 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Phyllis Tsang, Elaine Yau The checks on people working with children may not pick up foreigners if they committed sexual offences overseas. The Law Reform Commission has proposed ... any conviction under a foreign jurisdiction would go unnoticed. Joseph Law, chairman of the Employers of Overseas Domestic Helpers Association, said employers' groups had an open mind ...

  5. Draft anti-racism laws may have exemptions

    Posted Oct 31st 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Stephen Fisher said small and medium-sized enterprises might be granted a three-year grace period to allow them to adjust to the new law. Second, Mr Fisher said that while the law would protect ... are residing in small premises and wish to rent out a room in the flat while sharing the kitchen, toilet and common areas should not be required to comply fully with the law,' Mr Fisher said. ...

  6. Let's hear the employers out on race law

    Posted Jun 10th 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp TIME FOR A lonely stand today. How can anyone have doubts about legislation to outlaw racial discrimination? Surely such a law would be a good thing and we should have ... does being asked which finger I used to plug the dyke. But, cross my heart, it is not because I want to indulge unhindered in racist tendencies that I have my doubts about enacting a law ...

  7. HSBC may boost region's workforce 5pc despite cuts

    Posted Feb 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in a US regulatory filing it might face criminal or civil charges from an expanding investigation by several US law enforcement agencies over links to allegedly illegal money transactions ...

  8. Expats rush in to escape Euro-woes

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for a Spanish bank in Hong Kong through a programme of the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade. Fitchett, who holds a bachelor's degree in economics and a master's degree in international ... said many expats in the city worked in companies based in their home countries and came to the city through internal transfers. Some teach languages in Hong Kong. Expats would tend to stay ...

  9. New clauses worry multinationals

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... of the key areas of concern were highlighted at a recent seminar featuring speakers from Hewitt and international law firm Baker& McKenzie. The objective had been to create greater general ... When enacted, probably later this year, China's new Labour Contract Law will have an impact on most businesses operating in the mainland. The second draft is under discussion and, ...

  10. Cancer victim sues ex-boss over sacking

    Posted Feb 06th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... for treatment to be discriminated against by their employers,' the commission said. In March 1997, Ms Lam started working as a warehouse clerk for Ease Cox International Company, an underwear ...




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