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  1. Labour board agrees to extend wages fund to cover holiday pay

    Posted May 26th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong and Agnes Lam The Labour Advisory Board has agreed to extend the Protection of Wages on Insolvency Fund to cover annual leave payments for sacked workers. Under the proposal, ... workers] is merely HK$10,500,' he said. Speaking after a meeting of the Labour Advisory Board yesterday, employees' representative Ng Wai-yee said her fellow representatives were pleased ...

  2. Make-up of RTHK advisory board set out

    Posted Oct 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... said the setting up of the advisory board was standard practice for government departments and was not targeting RTHK. The government unveiled a consultation paper on the public broadcaster ... pan-democrat lawmakers questioned the government's motives for establishing the board. 'I don't see why there is a need to establish such an advisory board,' Civic Party legislator ...

  3. Advisory board for RTHK 'to be free of political ties'

    Posted Sep 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that to safeguard RTHK's editorial independence, people with political affiliations and holding public positions should not be appointed as board members. 'The board is an advisory body without ... of the board's roles. 'Is it an advisory body or a governing body? Is it authorised to reject RTHK's annual plan? The board's roles are unclear,' he said. 'If the pair have ...

  4. Advisory board rule breaches take a drop

    Posted Feb 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung Some 185 people appointed to government advisory boards are flouting regulations by serving longer than the maximum length of service allowed. But the number ... was held in 2003 as part of a general review of the functions of advisory bodies. In a review paper drafted in 2003, the bureau suggested winding up redundant advisory boards and keeping the total ...

  5. Board split over assessment plan for disabled

    Posted Feb 06th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Employers' and employees' representatives on the Labour Advisory Board are split over whether an assessment scheme to examine disabled workers' productivity should be set up when introducing a discounted statutory minimum wage. The board representatives yesterday discussed the Labour Department's proposal to introduce the assessment scheme, under which ...

  6. Internships 'should be excluded' from bill

    Posted Mar 30th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... opportunities, Secretary for Labour and Welfare Matthew Cheung Kin-chung said yesterday. The government would also consider views on including domestic helpers in the legislation. His comments came as the Labour Advisory Board was due to meet today. ...

  7. Should there be labour unions in Hong Kong?

    Posted Jun 10th 2009, 12:00am by Jeannette Lee, Jeremy Wong

    ... their rights in Hong Kong. With the establishment of the Labour Advisory Board, the interests of workers can be maintained, while providing a platform for employers and employees to negotiate. ... Jeannette Lee, Jeremy Wong Jeannette Lee, 17, Diocesan Girls' School Independent labour unions are formed basically because workers want collective bargaining. Unions exist to protect ...

  8. Renovation of magistracy building to start in autumn

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... to similar projects in Hong Kong, he said, including going through the Antiquities and Monuments Office and Antiquities Advisory Board, and would be completed before the college opened. The college ...

  9. Dragon Garden owner wants status upgraded

    Posted Dec 19th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... are inadequacies in the government's appraisal. Dr Lee Shiu, son of the garden's founder, philanthropist Lee Iu-cheung, made a submission to the Antiquities Advisory Board yesterday pointing out ... that not many Hong Kong people take pride in their own heritage.' The Antiquities Advisory Board will discuss in the coming months proposals from owners to delist or upgrade historic buildings. ...

  10. Concern over owners' objections to gradings

    Posted Sep 24th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Antiquities Advisory Board members queried whether they should accept owners' objections to changes to a grading or listing. Their concerns come as the board is receiving owners' feedback ... sites. Board chairman Bernard Chan said he was confused about the policy when it came to objections. 'Our grade one to three buildings have no legal protection... Should we agree if owners ...




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