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  1. 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

    ... Chung-chieh, head of finance for Taichung-based Wintek, said management explained the challenges the company faced to the workers. "The labour dispute ended after we sought an understanding from ...

  2. News - China - LABOUR

    Rare decision: Xiamen labour panel punishes foreign-run company in dispute over workers' strike

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 12:08pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... Keira Lu Huang keira.huang@scmp.com Legal experts say ruling is 'rare' as companies usually win the upper hand in such cases due to loopholes in the law A labour dispute ... the Xiamen government’s labour arbitration committee. Local governments bear huge pressure of maintaining stability. Many don’t want to convey the impression that strike is a way to solve [a] dispute ...

  3. News - China - LABOUR

    Guangdong collective bargaining proposal seen as bellwether for China

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:13am by Mimi Lau

    ... they were extremely anxious over the proposed regulations, which they said would intensify labour disputes, stall enterprise development and quickly force the closure of their struggling businesses ... workers would be mobilised by lawyers to abuse the rule to drum up more labour disputes" with ulterior motives, Lau said. It's not the first time Hong Kong industrialists have opposed ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News - China - LABOUR

    Strikes see a new breed of labour activists: management

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 04:42am by Reuters

    ... in Dongguan shows that supervisors were the first to challenge senior plant leaders about the social insurance contributions that became the focus of the dispute. Hong Kong-listed Yue Yuen Industrial ... the IBM strike, after a chaotic first day, line managers began to organise the workers, according to an employee who asked not to be identified. Factory disputes on the mainland typically start ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hong Kong firms, mainland police 'in cahoots'

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

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Unions accuse local firms of mixing politics with business and colluding with authorities across the border to quell worker disputes HK firms, mainland police 'in cahoots' Mainland police shield and side with Hong Kong companies in labour disputes, sometimes resorting to violence to quell strikes, a grouping of unions says. In 12 of 15 ...

  8. News - China - LABOUR

    Labour advocate helping Dongguan factory strike arrested over WeChat message

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 07:19pm by Echo Hui

    ... of the non-governmental Chunfeng Labour Dispute Service, was detained yesterday by police in Dongguan’s Gaobu township, according to his colleagues. His arrest was seen as part of the government’s wider crackdown ... Chunfeng Labour Dispute Service provided legal assistance for the factory workers and gave them advice”, and that it is a warning message to the labour NGO. “If it is really about the [online] ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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" ...




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