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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. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Labour disputes soar in Shanghai

    Posted Apr 29th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai The number of labour disputes in the mainland's commercial capital was rising sharply and becoming a growing source of protests, the Shanghai Higher People's Court said yesterday. Labour disputes that reached Shanghai's courts rose more than 23 per cent to 8,521 last year, the court said. In the first quarter of this year, disputes between ...

  8. ESF teachers boycott after-hours work in pay dispute

    Posted Apr 01st 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Teachers in English Schools Foundation schools have voted to halt all evening extra-curricular activities and overnight trips amid their dispute over pay and conditions. The ESF ... behind the teachers'. 'A lot of teachers are deeply unhappy, not just with the pay but with the whole labour dispute and just wish it could get solved.' Another parent, Christine ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    Cathay Pacific loses two long-running pay disagreements in one day

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Three stewardesses and 18 former pilots win long-fought cases against the airline Cathay Pacific Airways lost two long-running employment disputes in one day when the top court ruled ... for non-statutory holidays would depend on the terms of the employment contracts, the court held. The dispute stemmed from claims lodged with the Labour Tribunal about four years ago by Kwan and fellow ...

  10. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Nov 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the article headlined 'Cafe de Coral wage dispute politicised' on November 9, chairman Michael Chan Yue-kwong was misquoted as saying the introduction of a minimum wage would increase the company's wage bill by HK$120 million a month. It should have been HK$120 million a year. ...




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