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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Port workers' strike only reflects growing discontent in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 13th 2013, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... Stephen Vines Stephen Vines says public support of striking workers carries a warning Discontent in HK spreads from the streets to the docks What is fascinating about the port workers' strike is the way in which it has escalated and the public response to it. Strikes are a rarity in Hong Kong. Usually, they are quickly settled and only involve the parties to the dispute. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1213240/port-workers-strike-only-reflects-growing-discontent-hong
  2. News - Hong Kong - IN THE SPOTLIGHT

    The low pay, long hours and new demands facing Hong Kong's dockers

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... hundreds of dock workers downed tools 11 days ago at the Kwai Tsing Container Terminals to press their case for a 17 per cent pay rise, their action has brought into sharp focus the dire conditions ... but it now requires more highly skilled workers to cope with the growing cargo volumes, increasingly sophisticated infrastructure, the UN labour rights agency says. At the same time, dock workers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1208795/low-pay-long-hours-and-new-demands-facing-hong-kongs-dockers
  3. News - Hong Kong - STRIKE

    Dockers face tough battle, veterans say

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau and Phila Siu

    ... Stuart Lau and Phila Siu Workers may have a hard time repeating the success of the bar-benders’ 36-day strike in 2007 that won them a pay rise, unionists say Dockers face tough battle, veterans say Dockers staging a strike at the Kwai Tsing Container Terminals face a tougher battle than construction bar-benders, whose month-long action yielded a 14 per cent pay rise in 2007, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1204999/dockers-face-tough-battle-veterans-say
  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Beleaguered dock contractor to close down

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... to follow suit as its operation had been recovering from the mass walkout at the Kwai Tsing Container Terminals that started on March 28. Global's contract with strike-hit port operator ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Global Stevedoring Service decides to throw in the towel as strike makes it unable to carry on Beleaguered dock contractor to close down A dock contractor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1217745/beleaguered-dock-contractor-close-down
  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Dock contractor Everbest sweetens pay offer

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... meeting tomorrow morning … otherwise we will escalate our action Strike leader Stanley Ho Wai-hong It is nearly three weeks since about 450 strikers walked off their jobs at the Kwai Tsing ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Everbest shows sincerity in proposing extra pay for a specific job function, strike leader says Dock contractor sweetens pay offer Tensions over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1216269/dock-contractor-everbest-sweetens-pay-offer
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Pay aside, first ensure decent conditions for port workers

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by Mike Rowse

    ... of the dockworkers strike at container terminals operated by Hongkong International Terminals (HIT). There is one straightforward aspect to the dispute: the workers want a pay rise, claiming ... on the docks are direct hires of HIT itself. They are not on strike. The majority are the employees of four different subcontractors, and these are the ones who have downed tools. Next comes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1214553/pay-aside-first-ensure-decent-conditions-port-workers
  7. News - Hong Kong

    Hutchison attacks striking dockers over ‘class struggle’

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 04:20pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit Tycoon Li Ka-shing’s Hutchison Whampoa on Friday accused unionists and dock workers of making their strike a “class struggle” against the rich and not genuinely seeking a pay ... newspapers. This was the first response by the company to the four-week long strike by dock workers. Hutchison is the parent company of Hongkong International Terminals (HIT), which operates ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1223810/hutchison-attacks-striking-dockers-over-class-struggle
  8. News - Hong Kong

    Talks between striking dockers and contractors break down

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 09:52pm by Phila Siu

    ... Phila SIU Talks between striking Kwai Tsing dockers and two contractors that employ them broken down on Thursday with the contractors only willing to agree to a raise of about 7 per cent ... that there was a “high chance” that the dock workers would not accept the 7 per cent offer. A representative from Everbest Port Services, one of the two contractors at the meeting, said “nothing is impossible” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/1212496
  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Striking dockers to adjust their '20pc pay rise' bottom line

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Striking dockers to adjust 20pc bottom line: union The union representing the 450 striking dockers says it will come up with a new bottom line in the next couple of days in a bid for a "breakthrough" in the workers' weeks-long walkout. Speaking after a three-hour meeting with half of the striking dockers on the 27th day ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1221680/striking-dockers-adjust-their-20pc-pay-rise-bottom-line
  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Talks hint at end to strike by Hong Kong dockers

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 08:55pm by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Negotiations may be heading towards a conclusion as workers and employers shift their positions to resolve lengthy dispute Talks hint at end to strike ... the Kwai Tsing container terminals which are operated by tycoon Li Ka-shing's Hutchison International Terminals (HIT). The dockers, who say they have not received a pay rise since 1997, had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1226980/dockers-and-contractors-talks-end-strike

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