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  1. Labour woes grip HK firms in Cambodia

    Posted Nov 15th 2010, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... That was a much bigger rise than the 22 per cent increase to US$61 approved by the Labour Advisory Committee- a body composed of representatives of the government, employers and employees. Hong Kong, ... and welfare with bosses. The reform, if it materialises, will allow labour representatives to sit on the company's board of directors. However, fierce opposition to the proposal from Hong Kong ...

  2. Bra maker says labour laws are a recipe for going bust

    Posted Mar 14th 2011, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang in Shenzhen Top Form is beginning to sound like a misnomer as the bra maker struggles to get over the hump caused by rapid changes in the mainland's labour market ... with bosses and also to allow them to sit on the board of directors. These are all expected to become law in Guangdong and Shenzhen after the National People's Congress draws to an end today. ...

  3. Factories to shed 'labour camp' label in 2011

    Posted Jan 05th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez Experts say last year's wave of suicides at Foxconn Technology Group and strikes at other manufacturers marked a low point for labour relations on the mainland, but warn ... tablet computers and iPod media players. Prickly labour issues are expected to persist this year, despite wage increases and efforts by electronics manufacturers to improve conditions ...

  4. Foxconn factories are labour camps: report

    Posted Oct 11th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Technology giant Foxconn has been described as a 'labour camp' that severely violates China's labour laws and abuses workers physically and mentally, in a research ... workers,' the letter said. The researchers reported that employees were forced to work 80 to 100 hours of overtime per month. Under China's labour law, the legal limit on overtime is 36 hours ...

  5. Labour shortage poses challenge to casino firms

    Posted Aug 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough A brewing labour shortage in Macau is one of the biggest challenges facing the billion-dollar casino resorts now under construction or planned for the Cotai Strip. Sands China ... labour. The city had 72,000 non-resident workers, accounting for 22 per cent of the labour force as of June, but that is down by about 30 per cent, or 30,000, from the peak of 104,000 foreign ...

  6. Hundreds clash as labour strife widens

    Posted Jun 09th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau, Will Clem

    ... and Zengcheng, which employ about 6,000 workers, would halt production today due to a lack of parts. The recent incidents of labour unrest come against a broader backdrop of rising labour costs ... Autoparts Manufacturing plant in Foshan won a pay rise on Friday after a two-week strike. Geoffrey Crothall, a spokesman for the Hong Kong-based group China Labour Bulletin, said the clashes ...

  7. Labour imports for projects on the cards

    Posted Feb 27th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong, Toh Han Shih

    ... Martin Wong and Toh Han Shih Hong Kong may be on the verge of importing labour for the first time in more than a decade to bolster the ageing construction workforce, industry figures ... to the industry with subsidies and higher pay. A government minister did not rule out importing labour if they did not succeed. Presenting the measures, Secretary for Development Carrie Lam Cheng ...

  8. Labour of love at Four Seasons

    Posted Nov 08th 2008, 12:00am by Donna Page

    ... Written by Donna Page Luxury hotel focuses on 'great attitudes' in recruitment drive Four Seasons Hotel Macao has filled almost all its positions, relying heavily on the enclave's school graduates. General manager Antoine Chahwan said that despite Macau's labour shortage, the hotel had only about 60 positions in administration, catering and finance, out of 800, ...

  9. Labour of love

    Posted Oct 04th 2008, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... year. The penetration into the mainland market, Mr Leung said, would be another adventure. 'Different legal systems, business practice, labour issues and all these are things that needed ...

  10. Local-hire rules drain labour pool

    Posted Sep 01st 2008, 12:00am by Prudence Lui

    ... double-digit growth approaching 30million this year with a wave of hotels slated to open in the next few years. Considering the 543,000-strong population which presents a small pool of labour, the tiny ... concern because of the scale of development that demanded a headcount of 12,000. Hotels that are up and running already have their labour pool, but a skilled-labour shortage is still an issue ...




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