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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Dockers lukewarm on HIT pay offer: union

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 05:19am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Dockers lukewarm on HIT pay offer: union Port operator Hongkong International Terminals (HIT) claims nearly all of the 3,000 contracted dock workers at the Kwai Tsing Container Terminals have agreed to its pay rise proposal of 10.1 per cent. But Stanley Ho Wai-hong, general secretary of the Union of Hong Kong Dockers, disputed the claim, saying ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Unions dispute need to import foreign workers to fill labour shortage

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 04:18am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Unions dispute need to import foreign workers A catering workers' union has disputed claims the city is experiencing a labour shortage, insisting there is no need to import more foreign workers. Catering bosses say they have found it difficult in recent times to find dishwashers, even with an average salary higher than the minimum wage of HK$30 per ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Shipping industry hit hard by dock strike

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis Keith.wallis@scmp.com With the dockers’ pay dispute into its second month, cargo throughput is down, and the costs of shipping lines and freight handlers are up Strike pounds maritime industry While the dockers strike is costing Hongkong International Terminals a reported HK$5 million a day, the actual cost of the dispute is costing the maritime and logistics industry ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Pilots take Cathay Pacific to court over pay dispute

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... with the union ... We have not received any notification from the Labour Tribunal." Pilots take Cathay to court over pay dispute ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Call for clarity on construction workers' wages

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 04:44am by Phila Siu

    ... to ensure fairness in disputes. They say it is time to end a practice in which only part of a worker's salary is included in the employment contract and the rest is by verbal agreement. ... been more successful in getting the contractors to pay workers in disputes. Association secretary general Thomas Tse Che-wah also urged contractors to put the full amount of pay in black ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Civil-service pay dispute 'sees losers all round'

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com A rift between the government and its public servants is expected to worsen as ex-minister says there is room for talks Civil-service pay dispute 'sees losers all round' The insistence of the Leung Chun-ying administration on its pay rise offer, to the dismay of most civil servant groups, has created a "highly unfortunate" ...

  7. News - Asia - LABOUR

    'Premature' to pin Little India riot on labour tensions, Singapore minister says

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 12:41pm by Bloomberg

    ... to stay and about 70 per cent were happy to recommend their friends and family to come to Singapore, Tan said. Dispute cases “It was a fairly large sample size and that has pretty much been echoed ... Corp. The manpower ministry has had about 3,700 dispute cases over issues including salary and work conditions brought to them this year, Tan said. There are around 1.1 million lower-skilled ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Wellfield Engineering says it will go bankrupt as it cannot pay wages

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 11:48am by Phila Siu

    ... Wellfield to find workers for the Lohas Park project. This complex subcontracting system was common, so contractors could limit their responsibility when disputes arose, workers said. ... stipulated in the contract during payment disputes. Frustrated with the meeting's outcome, the workers took their anger to the Cheung Kong Center in Central and protested there. Cheung Kong, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Dockers to return to work amid post-strike dispute

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Strikers angered after Everbest representative blames walkout for the loss of two berths Most dockers will return to work as fresh row emerges The first batch of more than 300 dockers who were on strike will report back to wor ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Dock workers' labour dispute cuts port cargo 'in half'

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... insiders say. This came as HIT appeared to have softened its stance on its dispute with the workers at Kwai Tsing. It had earlier refused to meet the dockers, saying they were employed ...




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