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  1. Concern over traditional medicine

    Posted Oct 05th 2005, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... that will empower traditional Chinese medicine practitioners to issue sick-leave certificates and certify injuries. Doctors say no scientific evidence supports either the diagnoses made by Chinese medicine practitioners nor the number of days of sick leave they would grant. The Legco bills committee will today resume its discussion on the amendments to the bill. Under the bill, registered Chinese medicine ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/519092/concern-over-traditional-medicine
  2. Mothers enjoy protection

    Posted Jan 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Liana Cafolla

    ... Working and pregnant? Read on to find out what benefits to expect when you're expecting, here and abroad. Under Hong Kong law, pregnant women are entitled to 10 weeks' maternity ... weeks' leave - but it won't be paid. Maternity pay is four-fifths of the average daily wage, paid on the usual payday. Pregnant employees are allowed sick leave, based on four-fifths ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/736359/mothers-enjoy-protection
  3. New mum to fight sacking on return from maternity leave

    Posted Jul 14th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... 30s, is one of more than 100 who have sought help from the Federation of Trade Unions regarding discrimination in the workplace after becoming pregnant. The federation said the number of such women seeking help had increased to 117 in the first half of this year, compared with 86 in the same period last year. This was a sign that pregnant women faced discrimination in the workplace ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/645197/new-mum-fight-sacking-return-maternity-leave
  4. Workers at toy factory arrested after 3-day riot

    Posted Jul 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a cut.' 'Even a pregnant woman can only have a mantou [Chinese bun] for breakfast. I felt dizzy all the time,' said a female worker who had just quit the job. The workers said they had ... their food and beverage money and said many workers, including pregnant women, had to go to work hungry. 'The Hong Kong company deducts 200 yuan from our salary each month for food ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/558384/workers-toy-factory-arrested-after-3-day-riot
  5. Pregnancy is costing us our jobs, say women

    Posted May 14th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... child and their jobs. The warning came on Mother's Day yesterday after two women spoke of their unhappy experiences at work after they told their employers they were pregnant. 'My ... an expectant mother who gave her name as Mrs Lee. The 27-year-old clerk said her employer asked her to resign after she notified them in early March that she was pregnant and could possibly miscarry. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/592725/pregnancy-costing-us-our-jobs-say-women
  6. Talent schemes admit 6,600 Chinese to live or work in HK

    Posted Apr 17th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok More than 6,600 mainlanders and overseas Chinese arrived in Hong Kong to work or live in the city last year, the government said. But the administration said the migrants had had ... Lam also said 437 overseas Chinese nationals had entered Hong Kong to take up employment last year. The figures took the number of mainlanders and overseas Chinese nationals arriving for work ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/634001/talent-schemes-admit-6600-chinese-live-or-work-hk
  7. Revised laws urged for paid sick leave

    Posted Aug 14th 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... is not caused by any fault of the employee.' Employees who need special protection, such as pregnant women, including pregnant medical staff, cannot be forced to work in places that may endanger ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/424702/revised-laws-urged-paid-sick-leave
  8. Backing for bill over Chinese medicine

    Posted Oct 06th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan A proposal to empower Chinese medicine practitioners to issue sick-leave and pregnancy certificates won support from lawmakers and professional groups at a bill committee ... legislator Li Fung-ying said she favoured an early passage of the bill, but argued that as western doctors and Chinese practitioners have different sets of principles in diagnosing patients, the law ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/519255/backing-bill-over-chinese-medicine
  9. Chinese medicine bill receives backing

    Posted Oct 06th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan A proposal to empower Chinese medicine practitioners to issue sick-leave and pregnancy certificates won support from lawmakers and professional groups at a Bill Committee ... Fung-ying said she favoured an early passage of the bill. But she argued that as western doctors and Chinese practitioners had different sets of principles in diagnosing patients, the bill should ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/519260/chinese-medicine-bill-receives-backing
  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Commission proposes minimum wage rise by HK$2 - but workers not impressed

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... of the Buildings Management and Security Workers General Union, said he expected building management fees to go up. Professor Terence Chong Tai- leung of the economics department at Chinese University said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1047319/panel-proposes-minimum-wage-rise-hk2-hk30-hour

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