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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - LABOUR

    HSBC expected to axe up to 5,000 more jobs to save US$1b

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 12:00am by KANIS LI

    ... Kanis Li kanis.li@scmp.com HSBC expected to axe more jobs to save US$1b HSBC may announce further job cuts as part of a strategy to reduce costs. The bank will offer an update on the cost-cutting process during an interim management statement on May 7. The focus of the cost cutting would be on "non-emerging growth markets", suggesting that the redundancies might take ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Lifeguards get meeting after new strike threat

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:37am by FANNY FUNG

    ... headquarters in Tamar. Their anger was fuelled on Thursday when department head Michelle Li Mei-sheung said officials would talk with "the union which did not take part in the strike", ...

  3. News - China - LABOUR

    Workers for Taiwan firm that supplies Apple end strike over cuts to bonus

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 01:28pm by He Huifeng, Lawrence Chung

    ... Lake High-tech Industrial Development Zone, joined the action. "It's a covert act of cutting our pay," said Zhong Li, a 20-year-old worker at the Songshan plant. "The ...

  4. Business - China Business - LABOUR

    Lenovo denies tie-up with supplier accused of using child workers

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 01:29am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... it regrettable that Samsung simply conducted an audit-like inspection of the factory. HEG had already dismissed the child workers before Samsung arrived," CLW founder and executive director Li Qiang ...

  5. Business - Economy - LABOUR

    Hard work to see through opaque job figures

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 01:09am by Victoria Ruan

    ... gross domestic product growth eased to 7.4 per cent in the first quarter from 7.7 per cent in the previous three months. Interpreting the job situation has been challenging in China. Premier Li Keqiang has made it clear that the GDP growth rate is secondary to efforts to ensure stable job creation. He said last year the economy needed 10 million new jobs a year. China has lacked sound ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    High-salary civil servants union rejects 5.96 per cent pay study proposal

    Posted May 24th 2014, 03:00am by Emily Tsang and Jeffie Lam

    ... offered at the time. Even the groups who endorsed the study yesterday expressed some doubts. Model Scale 1 Staff Consultative Council's Li Wai-yee said she supported the report but was very disappointed at the proposed pay rise. "We … respect the mechanism," Li said. But she added that those in the lower salary band still hoped the pay rise would be in line with the inflation ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Civil servants demand 5.1 per cent pay rise

    Posted May 27th 2014, 04:22am by Phila Siu

    ... it's even lower," said Li Wai-yee, who chairs the staff side of the model scale 1 staff consultative council. "We won't rule out … withdrawing from [the pay trend survey ... this month, recommended pay increases of 3.8 per cent, 4.71 per cent and 5.96 per cent for government employees in the lower, middle and upper salary bands, respectively. Li said a 5.1 per cent raise ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Civil service union calls for pay rise to match inflation

    Posted May 16th 2014, 07:54pm by Tony Cheung

    ... braving the sun and the rain," Li Wai-yee, of the Model Scale 1 Staff Consultative Council, said. "We would be very much let down if it was only 3.8 per cent." She hoped to see ... private firms were found to have received pay rises of 5.32 per cent, 5.61 per cent and 6.91 per cent in the past financial year. Li Kwai-yin, of the Chinese Civil Servants' Association, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hong Kong firms, mainland police 'in cahoots'

    Posted May 08th 2014, 04:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... of Hong Kong's four biggest chambers of commerce. These included tycoon Li Ka-shing's Hutchison Port, which dealt with two stevedore strikes at its docks over alleged low pay. Another ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Li Ka-shing's flagship Cheung Kong asks court to drive out strikers

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu, Phila Siu, Johnny Tam

    ... Austin Chiu, Phila Siu and Johnny Tam Now, Li Ka-shing empire applies for an injunction - the second in less than a month - to clear its headquarters of protesting dockers Cheung Kong asks court to drive out strikers Tycoon Li Ka-shing's flagship Cheung Kong company dealt a blow to striking dockers yesterday, seeking an injunction in the High Court to keep them away from its ...




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