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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Labour unions hindered by lack of collective bargaining law

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by ADA LEE AND JOYCE MAN

    ... shout but they've no clout The strike by Hong Kong dockers has put labour unions in the spotlight after years spent in the shadows. The public has rallied to the striking workers ... academics and unionists say workers are still seeing few benefits, their cause hindered by the city's economic and social structure. Even in the strike by dockers, who claim their wages have ...

  2. VIDEO: Striking dockers reveal their shocking working conditions

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:32pm

    ... No bathrooms and 24-hour shifts Watch the video ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    No chanting, no entering Cheung Kong, court tells protesting dockers

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 03:54pm by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Cheung Kong on Friday afternoon obtained an injunction against demonstrators outside its Central headquarters, barring them from entering the office tower but permitting them to protest outside. Granting the injunction, Mr Justice Derek Pang W ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Striking dockers set up camp on Li Ka-shing's doorstep

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 10:53am by Phila Siu, Joyce Man and Tanna Chong

    ... offer [the] 20 per cent rise" demanded by the strikers. The dockers, on their 21st day off the job, moved their base from the Kwai Tsing Container Terminals after they failed to resolve ... at the Kwai Tsing terminals. "We're staying here indefinitely," he said. "The dockers are very determined." An HIT spokesman urged the dockers to keep their cool, saying ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Shipping changes starting to take bite out of dock strike

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Ada Lee

    ... are looking up for fruit importers, two weeks into a walkout of dock workers that has delayed the clearance of containers at the Kwai Tsing port. Wholesalers said Sunkist oranges, which are shipped ... to dock at Kwai Tsing terminals not owned by port operator Hongkong International Terminals (HIT), or to divert to Shenzhen, Cheung said. A full recovery is not expected for some time yet, as some ...

  6. Business - Companies - POINT OF LAW

    Hong Kong injunctions balanced striking dock worker, landowner rights

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by Patrick Sherrington, Jennifer Dickey

    ... injunctions balanced parties' rights During the recent 40-day dock-workers strike, owners of the Kwai Chung Container Terminal and the Cheung Kong Centre applied to the Court for interlocutory ... an injunction will only be granted in the narrowest terms necessary. In the dock-workers cases, the balance sought was to adequately protect a landowner's property against trespass, while also ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Dock strikers' supporters call for boycott of Li Ka-shing's ParknShop

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... empire- to back the dock workers' strike. The call came as the group staged a demonstration outside the chain's store near Kwai Fong MTR yesterday in support of the strikers at container terminals operated by Li's Hongkong International Terminals (HIT). "We're staging the campaign to back the dock workers, and to urge their employers to sit at the negotiation ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Striking dockers, unionists won't be removed- yet

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... came just hours before the Kwai Tsing port workers accepted a 9.8 per cent pay rise offered by four dock contractors and announced an end to their 40-day walkout. An interim injunction ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com Court grants continued camping outside Cheung Kong before hearing on permanent injunction Strikers won't be removed- yet Striking dockers and unionists ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Strike ends after 40 days as dockers accept 9.8pc pay rise

    Posted May 06th 2013, 07:23pm by Phila Siu and Patsy Moy

    ... out of business last Wednesday, was not sure if he would still have a job.   40 DAYS OF STRIFE March 28 More than 100 dockers go on strike at the Kwai Tsing Container Terminals, seeking a pay ... of staff employed by contractors of port operator Hongkong International Terminals (HIT), part of Li Ka-shing's Hutchison Whampoa empire, stopped work at the Kwai Tsing Container Terminals ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Member of Beijing-loyalist FTU part of contractor's management

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung, Phila Siu

    ... Simpson Cheung and Phila Siu FTU member part of contractor's management A Beijing-loyalist alliance of trade unions has stayed silent throughout the week-old walkout at the Kwai Tsing container terminals because of vested interests with some of the port contractors, striking workers have alleged. Earlier, the Federation of Trade Unions claimed it reached a consensus ...




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