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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Judge's dilemma as two rights make one wrong

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... if it adversely affected the lawful, private rights of the terminals, who sought the injunction. "There is no dispute that the terminals are private property. The question is whether there is a real risk that the demonstration will continue and need to be restrained," the judge said. There is no dispute that the terminals are private property. The question is whether there is a real ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hong Kong urged to sign UN treaty on protection of domestic helpers

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 04:46am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com UN labour law expert says allowing domestic helpers to live out would be one step for city to show its commitment to human rights HK urged to sign treaty ... Nations labour law expert says. The treaty aims to protect domestic helpers from abuse. The call follows the physical abuse suffered by Indonesian helper Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, which has cast ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Macau marchers put the blame on government

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 03:39am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau in Macau stuart.lau@scmp.com From smoking in casinos to high property prices, protesters put officials in the frame. But many residents opt for free music on the beach Macau ... property prices and rents," said Macau Youth Dynamics, one of the organisers. "The Macau government is too inclined to tourism. Whenever there's a land sale it goes to hotels, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Striking dockers, unionists won't be removed- yet

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... to be busy. The judge acknowledged the strikers' activities were bound to inconvenience the public, but there was no suggestion that other people could not go about their lawful business because ... for all lawful purposes freely. Such possession was subject to the rights of the public, and permission to use the area could not be revoked unilaterally by either co-owner, the judge said. He ...

  5. News - World - LABOUR

    US bosses and workers test benefits of ‘unlimited’ vacations

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 09:40pm by AFP

    ... their hours since 2008, and no one keeps track of time off. It's an exception to the norm in the United States, where most people work 40 hours a week and paid leave is not regulated by law ... weeks. Thompson, 32, whose job entails helping businesses reduce their property taxes, earning Ryan a percentage of the savings, says he sometimes leaves at lunchtime to do errands or work out. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Bus company under fire for sacking unionist driver

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 12:00am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Bus firm under fire for sacking unionist driver A subsidiary of property-to-transport conglomerate New World Development has been accused of suppressing ... was at the protest yesterday, said current laws were inadequate in protecting union members from dismissal, as reflected by the fact that only two employers were successfully prosecuted out of 50 accused ...



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