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  1. Increase in orders boosts job creation

    Posted Mar 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... purchasing managers' index (PMI) showed a reading of 53.8, reflecting growth in output, new orders, employment and stocks of goods purchased. The survey indicated the number of jobs had been increased in response to higher levels of new orders. Extra staff were required as part of ongoing company expansion programmes and to develop new lines of products. However, corporates' ...

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

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

    ... comply with the contract. This case will have effects on other airlines like the British Airways and Dragonair." She estimated she would be entitled to about HK$100,000 in compensation. Pay ... flight attendants Vera Wu Yee-mei and Jenny Ho Kit-man, who still work at the airline. Separately, the Court of Final Appeal ordered Cathay to pay HK$850,000 in damages to each of the 18 pilots ...

  3. BA guilty of breaching rights of HK cabin crew union chief

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung British Airways has been fined for breaching the labour rights of the head of its Hong Kong cabin crew union, in the first successful prosecution of its kind in Hong Kong. ... We are sorry that Ms Ng felt she was treated unfairly in this matter,' a British Airways' spokesman said. The court heard earlier that the airline informally monitored Ms Ng ...

  4. MPFA recovers MPF non-payment for eight employees

    Posted Apr 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... trading as Eversafe Engineering Company, Fine Projects Limited, Empire Technologies (Asia) and Freeway Racing Parts Centre, did not appear at the hearing. In their absence, the adjudicator ordered ... employees? owed MPF contributions by their employers. At the hearing, the defendants, Etech Control Company and Baishida (HK), did not dispute the amounts claimed. The adjudicator ordered them to pay ...

  5. Unionists recognise mistakes during 'anti-British struggle'

    Posted May 05th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Leaders of the pro-Beijing trade union that played a crucial part in the 1967 disturbances may insist the incident was an anti-British struggle that helped push the government ... contributions to society, they also made mistakes. Stanley Ng Chau-pei, vice-chairman of the Federation of Trade Unions, said he regarded the incident as an anti-British struggle because of the colonial ...

  6. Shenzhen officials order firm to set up trade union

    Posted Sep 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shenzhen authorities have ordered electronics maker Foxconn's mainland subsidiary Hongfujin Precision Industry to set up a trade union for its workers by the end of this year, Xinhua reported. The move follows the high-profile defamation case the company brought against two mainland journalists over a report alleging it forced its staff to work long hours under harsh conditions. ...

  7. Shanghai maids-to-order put to test

    Posted Jan 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alice Yan Employers will be able to snap up 50 fully trained domestic helpers when the nation's first 'maid-to-order' expo is hosted by Shanghai next month. The event will give maids the chance to show their competence at cleaning, laundry, cooking and babysitting, and if potential employers like what they see they can hire them on the spot. At the event, which ...

  8. HSBC seeks to sell general insurance unit

    Posted Sep 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... familiar with the situation. Companies being approached included British insurer Prudential, medical insurance provider Bupa, Allianz, AXA and Zurich, the people said. Japanese insurer MSIG ... and branches in order to cut global expenses by US$2.5 billion to US$3.5 billion annually by 2013. Gulliver also said the group's insurance business would focus on 'life, pension ...

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    Top court hears Cathay dispute over attendants' holiday pay

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... ago by flight attendants Becky Kwan Siu-wa, Vera Wu Yee-mei and Jenny Ho Kit-man. The tribunal initially ruled in their favour and ordered Cathay to pay the shortfall, but the airline won ...

  10. Journalists weigh winding-up order

    Posted May 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Hard core of strikers at Sing Pao reject offer on back-pay, threaten court action Disgruntled staff of the Sing Pao Daily News may file a winding-up petition against the 67-year-old company unless unpaid wages are paid in full. The threat came y ...




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