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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Top court hears Cathay dispute over attendants' holiday pay

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Airline challenges ruling that allowances and commissions should be included in holiday wage Cathay Pacific took its holiday- pay dispute with its flight attendants to the Court of Final Appeal yesterday. The airline is challenging an appeal court judgment that it should include some allowances and commissions when calculating the cabin crew's holiday pay. The dispute ...

  2. Cathay wins last chance to appeal in wage dispute

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Diana Lee diana.lee@scmp.com Cathay Pacific has won a final chance in the Court of Final Appeal to argue a wage dispute with flight attendants over statutory holidays. Three ... by Hong Kong's top court comes as a blow for the flight attendants in their long-running fight for higher holiday pay and allowances. The dispute stems from claims lodged at the Labour ...

  3. Job hustle

    Posted Mar 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... More than 2,300 people yesterday pinned their employment hopes on securing one of 300 airport positions offered at a Labour Department fair at Maritime Square, Tsing Yi. ...

  4. Cathay bans news of pay dispute

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cathay Pacific has been accused of censorship after it removed newspaper cuttings about a flight attendants' pay dispute from a union notice board and banned the display of any more. Management removed the cuttings - including several South China Morning Post reports - from the Flight Attendants Union notice board in the cabin crew lounge at Cathay City, Chek Lap Kok, saying ...

  5. Pragmatism needed in metalworkers' dispute

    Posted Aug 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that the employers can be persuaded to improve their best offer. It is to be hoped their expectations do not reach such unrealistic levels that they prolong a dispute that has affected more than 60 building ...

  6. Wage dispute blocks traffic

    Posted Aug 08th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police closed a section of Cheung Sha Wan Road for about 45 minutes yesterday morning after up to 40 workers rushed into the three-lane carriageway and demanded that a contractor settle their unpaid wages. The incident happened about 10.15am a ...

  7. Protect yourself against disputes by following the rules

    Posted Mar 17th 2007, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... documentation. Even so, problems can occur when terminations take place. Ms Walsh said it was necessary to pay close attention to certain issues in order to protect the company, avert disputes and reduce ...

  8. Union dispute on Indian tea estate kills 21

    Posted Nov 07th 2003, 12:00am

    ... S.N.M. Abdi Twenty-one tea plantation workers, including four women, were burned to death over a labour dispute in eastern India yesterday. Police said that angry tribespeople surrounded the house of a trade union leader, Tarakeshwar Lohar, in West Bengal's Dalgaon tea estate and set it on fire killing him and his supporters who were trapped inside. The tea estate ...

  9. Helpers dispute end of transport subsidies

    Posted Feb 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Sherry Lee A domestic workers' group has threatened to protest after officials yesterday rejected their request to extend a transport subsidy scheme due to end in March next year. Local domestic helpers can claim a 'special incentive allowance&# ...

  10. Mediators act to avoid bus strike

    Posted Jun 09th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Two government departments have stepped in to mediate after pay-rise negotiations between New World First Bus and its staff union broke down yesterday. The company had offered a one-off bonus of $1,000 for every employee this year, but the union ...




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