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  1. Protests greet impasse on United pay talks

    Posted Jan 08th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... and throughout the United States. 'Flight attendants have been struggling with less pay and more time away from our families for the last seven years, while executives have taken millions [of ... Dennis Eng Talks between United Airlines flight attendants and management over better pay and benefits are expected to drag on after yesterday's deadline to hammer out a new contract ...

  2. US and mainland labour unions in historic alliance

    Posted Jul 07th 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... in their mainland subsidiaries. The agreement establishes formal relations between the two unions and aims to 'strengthen worker rights and to improve the conditions of workers in our countries', ... spokeswoman Zhang Lu said. Foreign labour groups have historically shunned mainland unions since they are controlled by the state. However, some US union leaders have recently reached out. In May, ...

  3. Union power

    Posted Aug 22nd 2003, 12:00am by B.J. Lee

    ... North Korea calls itself the workers' paradise, despite a near-bankrupt economy and chronic difficulty feeding its people. These days, however, the title should go to South Korea ... labour-management relations needed some adjustment. As a member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development - the so-called rich nations' club - South Korea should not rely so much ...

  4. Complaints about US job losses overblown

    Posted May 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Politicians in the United States and Europe complain that millions of developed world jobs are being stolen by China and India. They are wrong. The image of migrant workers ... production', US senator Byron Dorgan is sponsoring a bill before Congress that would strip China of its permanent normal trade relations status awarded in 1999. 'Americans cannot and should ...

  5. The greying of Asia

    Posted May 14th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... contributions to a state pension scheme. Japan's workforce has been shrinking for nearly a decade and those who are employed know that the scheme's liabilities far exceed its income. Young ... Australia, South Korea, Singapore and Taiwan, rapid economic development, better education and changing values have been followed by sharp declines in birth rates, a shrinking workforce ...

  6. Slice of state companies' profits to fund welfare

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... This kind of possibility is currently under discussion,' he added. The NSSF may need to compete with other government units, including the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration ... Tom Miller in Beijing State-owned enterprises are likely to be required to hand over a proportion of their profits to help fund national medical and old-age insurance schemes, a director ...

  7. social trends

    Posted Dec 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Reading Comprehension Answer the following questions 1. What percentage of Hong Kong's population is Generation Y? a. 32 per cent b. 25 per cent c. 20 per cent d. 50 per cent 2. Which of the following job values does Generation Y care about most? a. salary b. job satisfaction c. state-of-the-art technology d. high pensions 3. How does Generation Y's upbringing differ from ...

  8. HSBC seeks to sell general insurance unit

    Posted Sep 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com HSBC Holdings is approaching a number of European and Japanese insurers in an attempt to sell its worldwide general insurance business, according to people familiar with the situation. Companies being approached included Briti ...

  9. 44 arrested in immigrations raids

    Posted Jan 13th 2010, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Forty-four people were arrested in a crackdown on illegal workers that was jointly launched by the Immigration Department and the police. The operation was yesterday from 3am to 6pm in the West Kowloon Region and in the districts of Kwun Tong, T ...

  10. Get sacked, lose free ticket

    Posted Apr 27th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford A Cathay Pacific flight attendant was not entitled to use free travel benefits she gained during her employment because she was sacked, a court ruled yesterday. Mr Justice Johnson Lam Man-hon, sitting in the Court of First Instance, made the ...




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