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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Ambulancemen's union threatens protest over paramedics' subsidy

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com New Year campaign for first increase in rate of subsidy paid to trained paramedics since 1988 Union calls for protest banners on ambulances An ambulancemen's union has threatened to stage a protest on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, saying the Fire Services Department does not give due recognition to trained paramedics. The union ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    New law giving mandatory paternity leave 'in place by end of year'

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 04:58am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... law 'in place this year' A bill to introduce mandatory paid paternity leave will be drafted and put to lawmakers within months in the hope that it can be passed into law this year ... for eight years. Unionist lawmakers welcomed Cheung's announcement yesterday, but repeated their demand that private-sector workers get five days of paternity leave at full pay, as civil ...

  3. Business - Companies - LABOUR

    DreamWorks may cut jobs on film halt, says union

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Me and My Shadow, described as a groundbreaking combination of computer-generated and traditional anima- tion, was put back in development, DreamWorks Animation said. The studio's Mr Peabody & Sherman, planned for cinemas in November 2013, will now come out on March 7, 2014, cutting this year's release schedule to two films from three. DreamWorks Animation&#039 ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Dockers lukewarm on HIT pay offer: union

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

    ... only half of the workers had accepted the plan. "We will not rule out the possibility of taking industrial action," said Ho, organiser of last year's 40-day strike, during which ... year's agreement. He said Pui Kee had treated the HK$45 meal allowance as part of its base salary increase. That meant its dockers' base wage has gone up just HK$2 in the past year- from ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hong Kong's street cleaners being deprived of basic employment benefits

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 05:14am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... process every two years. That means that every two years most of their staff contracts come to an end, and while the street sweepers' work continues uninterrupted, they find themselves new ... The 64-year-old started her latest contract in April, which meant that when she developed knee problems in June, she had technically only worked for two months and was only given four days'; sick ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Cathay pilots set for Christmas work-to-rule protest as pay row rumbles on

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 03:40pm by Phila Siu

    ... of industrial action over the holidays; last year, members of the pilots' union voted to take action but agreed in December to hold talks. Cabin crew had also threatened action in 2012. Some 2,100 ... crew increases of 4 per cent this year, 3 per cent next year and 3 per cent in 2016. For those based in Europe, the rises would be a percentage point lower this year and next. Those in New ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Cathay Pacific 'no strike' memo angers union

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Christmas and New Year". The statement contradicted a decision reached on Monday by the Cathay Pacific Airways Flight Attendants Union, which said a strike could start on New Year's Eve ... into the New Year period. "Holidaymakers usually depart at around Christmas and return at around the New Year." The memo quoted Cathay chief executive John Slosar as saying: "This ...

  8. Business - Companies - LABOUR

    Samsung eyes reforms after its probe found a supplier hired child workers

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 01:31am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Electronics, the world's largest smartphone maker, vowed to "strengthen the hiring process" at its production facilities after the South Korean company suspended a mainland-based ... following a probe that was prompted by allegations last week by workers' rights watchdog China Labour Watch (CLW). Samsung said it had decided to "temporarily suspend business ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Cathay pilots consider industrial action after rejecting pay rise offer

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 04:02am by Phila Siu

    ... rise offer Cathay Pacific pilots moved a step closer to industrial action after union members voted down the airline's pay rise offer of 10 per cent over three years. Sources said about 90 ... cent. Those based in New Zealand would see their pay go up only 1 per cent each year. Cathay has around 2,900 pilots. A Cathay spokesman said the airline was disappointed with the result ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Cathay boss stands firm ahead of pay talks

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... of talks resuming with the union today, Slosar said he could not describe himself as positive that the dispute over next year's pay rise and other matters could be resolved within a few days ... Year's Eve. Asked if the 2 per cent offer was final, Slosar said: "Very much so. We've already announced that for all our Hong Kong-based staff, and we're certainly not going ...




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