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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. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Cathay compromises, but strike threat stays

    Posted Dec 18th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Cathay Pacific flight attendants have kept open the prospect of a strike that may disrupt air traffic during the Christmas peak season although the airline offered a compromise in the row ... Siu-wah said they would not accept any arrangement that required them to pay. She called for flight attendants to join a protest in Central on Thursday to show their dismay. 'A labour strike ...

  6. Cathay hits out after strike threat

    Posted Dec 06th 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... The airline claimed the threat of strikes and other action would 'alarm' thousands of passengers planning Christmas breaks. It made public a letter sent by Charlie Stewart-Cox, ... on strike were 'irresponsible at any time, but particularly now as it comes at the festive season when many Hong Kong people are looking forward to a year-end break.' The union ...

  7. Shenzhen zoo workers on strike over job cuts and pay

    Posted Dec 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng About 400 workers at Shenzhen Safari Park have been on strike for two days in protest at unpaid wages, redundancy packages and alleged management corruption. The park as been ... and prevented from entering. The strike has forced middle and senior management to take over the feeding of the 10,000 animals. About 70 police officers raided the park at about 8am yesterday ...

  8. Cathay strike threat looms over Christmas

    Posted Dec 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Cathay Pacific ground staff and cabin crew are considering co-ordinated strike action over Christmas, threatening the holiday plans of thousands of travellers. The workers are at loggerheads with the airline's management over recent changes to the medical benefits scheme. Staff who joined the company after June 1997 now have HK$30 taken out of their pay for each visit ...

  9. Cathay union seeks staff views on strike

    Posted Dec 19th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... The Cathay Pacific flight attendants' union is polling members about whether to take industrial action if the airline refuses to drop its new medical scheme. The union will stage another demonstration tomorrow against the plan, which requires staff t ...

  10. HK metalworkers in Macau stop work to support strike

    Posted Aug 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Fox Yi Hu, Martin Wong

    ... Unionists and strikers visit enclave to drum up support About 100 Hong Kong bar benders working in Macau downed tools to support the marathon strike in the city, as striking construction workers and labour unions visited Macau building sites yesterday. Confederation of Trade Unions members and striking bar benders left for Macau at about 6am in the hope of mobilising more workers ...




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