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  1. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple supplier based in China accused of labour violations by US watchdogs

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 10:06pm by BIEN PEREZ, KRISTINE SERVANDO, Chris Luo

    ... Bien Perez and Kristine Servando A Chinese electronics firm that supplies parts to Apple is being accused of repeated labour violations by two US-based watchdogs who investigated it twice in the past two years – exposing continued problems in Apple’s supply chain ahead of its much-anticipated iPhone 6 launch. In a report released on Thursday night, China Labour Watch and Green America ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1585293/apple-supplier-based-china-accused-labour-violations-us-watchdogs
  2. Business - Economy - FRANCE

    Francois Hollande paying price for breaking with French tradition

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:05am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... for long-term growth. Artus is in the latter camp. "France and Italy are crushed by taxes, regulations, and of course labour costs that are between 10 and 15 per cent too high compared ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1589017/francois-hollande-paying-price-breaking-french-tradition
  3. Business - Economy - MACROSCOPE

    European economy weak due to lack of competitiveness

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:23am by Bloomberg

    ... Leonid Bershidsky Rising labour costs which have outpaced productivity and constant underinvestment by firms are to blame for Europe's feeble recovery European economy weak due ... According to two new reports, the real problem lies elsewhere: labour costs, which have been growing faster than productivity, and underinvestment. The European Commission's 2014 European ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1593365/european-economy-weak-due-lack-competitiveness
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Employers, and not just the minimum wage, distort Hong Kong labour market

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 04:50am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp It's employers who are best at distorting labour market "[The minimum wage] is an ineffective solution for addressing poverty, and its main outcome is to distort the labour market decisions of employers and employees. Professor Richard Wong Yue-chim South China Morning Post, July 30 I'm a coward. I like easy targets. But let me pretend ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1570078/employers-and-not-just-minimum-wage-distort-hong-kong-labour
  5. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Haeco results likely to be hit by labour shortage in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 03:56am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com Aircraft maintenance company expects to report first-half earnings that are affected by a shortage of skilled workers Haeco held back by lack of labour A shortage of labour is limiting Hong Kong's position in the aircraft maintenance industry even though it is home to the world's No 2 service provider. Swire-controlled Hong Kong Aircraft ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1570883/haeco-results-likely-be-hit-labour-shortage-hong-kong
  6. Business - Economy - MIGRANT WORKERS

    Labour shortages could cost US$10 trillion if worker flows aren't better managed

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 11:43am by DAVID DODWELL

    ... David Dodwell Corrupt practices surrounding migrant workers are exacting a high economic price from Asian countries that depend on international labour Poorly managed worker flows contribute to labour shortages Severe and imminent shortages of labour across the Asia-Pacific will cost the global economy no less than US$10 trillion between now and 2030, says a Boston Consulting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1562564/labour-shortages-could-cost-us10-trillion-if-worker-flows-arent
  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    US job growth slows to 8-month low

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:37am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Surprise weakening in labour market likely to delay rise in interest rates US job growth slows to 8-month low Job growth slowed sharply in the United States last ... increase in eight months, the labour department said yesterday. The unemployment rate fell 0.1 percentage point to 6.1 per cent as people dropped out of the labour force. Figures for June and July ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1586262/us-job-growth-slows-8-month-low
  8. Business - Money - LISTINGS

    Chinese restaurants starved of IPO funds as lavish meals taken off menu

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:40am by Daniel Ren

    ... labour costs further dented profits of the sector. A survey by the China Hotel Association showed net profit margins at Shanghai's restaurants nearly halved to 2.5 per cent in the first half of this year from a year earlier. Labour costs surged about 20 per cent while rents rose 10 per cent in the first half, the association said. "There has been a belief that the increase in personal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1592731/chinese-restaurants-starved-ipo-funds-lavish-meals
  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Structural change in United States will impact on China

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:39am by Howard Winn

    ... times since 2007 compared with a 12 per cent increase in the US. The US has access to cheaper fuel, and developments such as robotics are reducing the importance of cheap labour in global ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1594169/structural-change-united-states-will-impact-china
  10. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    759 Store chief to launch 'traditional take on e-commerce'

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:23am by TIFFANY AP

    ... shops, make-up, toys and wonton noodle shops, admitted that there were considerable challenges to doing online retailing in Hong Kong, including high labour costs, traffic concerns and training ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1593492/759-store-chief-launch-traditional-take-e-commerce

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