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  1. Restaurant injuries raise concerns

    Posted Dec 01st 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Tired cooks and waiters are more likely to get hurt, according to union officials Nearly half of the industrial accidents in Hong Kong happen to cooks and waiters, with union officials blaming the accidents on overwork and severe staff shortages ...

  2. Jobs round-up

    Posted Feb 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... NATION Huge fair attracts 80,000 hopefuls in search of work The year's first large-scale jobs fair opened in Beijing last weekend, with about 80,000 job seekers competing for 15,456 positions being offered by 874 companies, the Beijing Youth Daily re ...


    Posted Jul 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... NATION Shanghai hopes to create 200,000 jobs this year Shanghai authorities hope to create at least 200,000 new jobs in the second half of this year, People's Daily reports. The new target aims to keep Shanghai's registered unemployment rate below 5 per cent. By the end of June, that rate had reached 4.85 per cent, with the number of unemployed exceeding 294,000. A city ...

  4. Swoop nets 33 illegal labourers in Yuen Long

    Posted Jul 05th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Immigration and police officers rounded up 33 mainlanders in Yuen Long yesterday in a joint operation to curb illegal employment, which has been described by police as a 'threat to law and order'. The arrests came as the number of two-way permit ...

  5. Victims of missing information

    Posted May 11th 2004, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... Nailene Chou Wiest International Labour Day used to be an occasion for the Chinese media to sing the praises of selfless model employees dedicated to their work and to helping others. These inspiring tales still have their place in the official press, but ...

  6. Forget pay rises, says employers' federation

    Posted Mar 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Kelvin Chan Labour chief asks businesses to reward staff, but they are not feeling generous Companies should not give their staff pay rises this year, an employers' group said- after the labour minister yesterday asked businesses to do just that. Sec ...

  7. China rules!

    Posted Feb 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The mainland not only contributes cheap 'Made in China' products to the world, but also a lot of job opportunities. After the economic turmoil, job markets in the United States, Europe and some Asian countries have been getting worse. China offe ...

  8. Unions have vital role during transition

    Posted Sep 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As China's economy moves away from top-down planning and domination by state-owned companies, complications over workplace safety and other labour rights will grow. Unions and labour groups can play an important mediating role in this area, and recen ...

  9. We won't back civil service pay increases, says Liberal Party chief

    Posted May 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung and Dennis Eng The business-affiliated Liberal Party said yesterday it would not support pay rises for civil servants, saying their salaries were already higher than those ... to 5.59 per cent. After adjustments, the indicators for civil service pay increases range from 3.91 per cent to 4.96 per cent. A decision will be made by the Executive Council later. Liberal Party ...

  10. Reaching out to the needy

    Posted Dec 05th 2003, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... and traditions. Through this job, I can share different people's real-life stories. I think this is the right job for me. YP: Could you give some advice for those who aspire to become social workers? ... course at Polytechnic University in 1996, I joined the Salvation Army as an outreach social worker for two years. My work mainly focused on youth issues. In 2001 I joined Yang Memorial Methodist ...




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