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  1. Uranium miners in underground strike

    Posted Aug 29th 2005, 12:00am

    ... down by the lift but they said they are on a hunger strike.' The Jadugoda uranium mines are the lifeline of India's nuclear weapons programme and fuel atomic power plants nationwide. ... S.N.M. Abdi in Calcutta Desperate workers at a uranium mine are risking their lives to improve their paltry wages by staging an underground hunger strike in flooded tunnels. More than ...

  2. Bus strike looms as sides dig in on pay

    Posted Aug 04th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Union leaders hold little hope of heading off a strike by bus drivers and technicians at New World First Bus over their claim for a pay rise. Representatives of the New World ... Chai Wan and Wong Chuk Hang offices ... the bigger offices, if we go on strike,' he said. But he added that the effect on public transport would be minimal. 'The company has a pool ...

  3. Cathay union 'fatally weakened' by strike setback

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... A former leader of Cathay Pacific's Flight Attendants Union (FAU) claims the group has been 'damaged beyond repair' after backing down on its work-to-rule threat amid a dispute over pay increases. Becky Kwan Siu-wa, who led the union for 16 ...

  4. Chaos as strikers blockade Central

    Posted Aug 12th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng and Lai Ying-kit Workers' protest blocks Queen's Road Metal workers on strike for a fourth day brought traffic in Hong Kong's central business district ... on strike until their demands for higher pay and shorter working hours are met. Hundreds of welders and bar benders from at least 20 construction sites have joined the strike, which began ...

  5. Flight attendants prepare for strike after talks with United break down

    Posted Apr 07th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... United Airlines flight attendants are preparing for possible strike action after talks with the American carrier's management failed to reach agreement on better pay, health care and other benefits. 'Our flight attendants have told us they have had enough. When we talk of a strike at the Association of Flight Attendants, we have our own way of doing it. It could be one ...

  6. Privatisation plan prompts strike by 5,000 workers

    Posted Sep 01st 2009, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai More than 5,000 workers from Hunan Coal Industry Group are into the 10th day of a strike to demand fair treatment in the impending privatisation of parts of the company. Some ... Company in Lengshuijiang city for more than 10 years, said city authorities had declared the strike illegal. 'They said if we did not get back to work immediately, they might start detaining ...

  7. New World First Bus workers cancel strike

    Posted Aug 12th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok New World First Bus drivers and technicians have cancelled a planned strike called for Friday, after the company agreed to review fringe benefits for contract staff. New World First Bus Staff Company Union chairman Chung Chung-fai said the proposed strike was aimed at fighting for better medical and fringe benefits for 200 contract employees. After a five-hour meeting ...

  8. First Bus workers call strike for next Friday

    Posted Aug 06th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Bus drivers and technicians at New World First Bus have called a strike for Friday next week after their demand for a 2 per cent pay rise was rejected again yesterday. The New World First ... said the bus drivers' strike would begin with the first trip next Friday, which usually started at about 5am, and would run until 11am. Technicians and repair workers would strike from 4am ...

  9. Watsons deal ends strike, but labour strife is increasing

    Posted Aug 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporters Striking Watsons Water delivery staff returned to work at the world's largest distilled-water maker yesterday after agreeing to commission changes. The breakthrough came on the third day of a strike that halted deliveries of bottled water to offices and homes across Hong Kong - and raises hopes two other trade unions will drop their plans for industrial ...

  10. Bus drivers threaten to strike if company refuses pay demand

    Posted Aug 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Bus drivers and technicians at New World First Bus have threatened to strike if their demand for a 2 per cent pay rise is not met at a meeting on Wednesday. The New World ... of patience,' the union's chairman, Chung Chung-fai, said. 'We shall call for a strike if the company continues to ignore our demand this time. We want to let the company see our power.' ...




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