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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    MTR staff launch protest against 'disappointing' pay rise

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:30am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com MTR staff protest against 'disappointing' pay rise MTR staff have begun a protest against a "disappointing" 5.25 per cent pay rise by refusing ... they told members to start "working to rule" yesterday. Up to 300 members would take part in the protest, they said. The MTR said non-management employees' wages would rise by between ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Police rehiring plan may derail talks on raising retirement age, unions fear

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:06am by Lana Lam

    ... come as police bosses strive for unity in the force amid growing controversy over the role of police during pro-democracy protests, including the July 1 march and the planned Occupy Central ... the government introduced export restrictions on infant formula. Meanwhile, former police chief Dick Lee Ming-kwai yesterday joined the debate over the policing of rallies. He said it was protests ...

  3. News - World - LABOUR

    Fast-food workers in global protest to demand higher pay, and union rights

    Posted May 16th 2014, 10:46pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in New York Workers seeking higher wages and union rights take coordinated action against chains such as McDonald's, from Hong Kong to New York Global protest over fast-food pay Fast-food workers seeking higher pay have protested around the globe, from Hong Kong to New York, at chains such as McDonald's, Burger King and Wendy's amid a broader debate ...

  4. News - China - LABOUR

    Guangdong collective bargaining proposal seen as bellwether for China

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:13am by Mimi Lau

    ... to negotiate an equal pay package. But the drastic protest against the First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine in the city's Baiyun district proved a failure. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Protesters march against maids' live-in rule

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 04:18am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Campaigners call for law forcing maids to stay with bosses to be scrapped to prevent abuse Protesters march against live-in rule A migrants' rights group marched to Labour Department headquarters in Central yesterday to protest against its refusal to review rules forcing foreign domestic workers to live with their employers. The "live-in" ...

  6. News - Asia - LABOUR

    Cambodian riot police clash again with anti-government protesters

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 02:40pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Police clash with garment protesters Baton-wielding Cambodian police clashed yesterday with protesters- including Buddhist monks- demanding higher wages for garment workers and the release of 23 people arrested during a recent bloody crackdown on a rally. About 200 textile workers, union members, land-rights protesters and several monks attempting ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    High-salary civil servants union rejects 5.96 per cent pay study proposal

    Posted May 24th 2014, 03:00am by Emily Tsang and Jeffie Lam

    ... Inspectors' Association and Junior Police Officers' Association (JPOA)- and the Disciplined Services Consultative Council who quit the committee in June last year in protest at the pay rises ...

  8. 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 ... in the city's annual Labour Day march. The annual May 1 protest has taken on a similar meaning to Hong Kong's July 1 march: it gives disparate groups the chance to make their points to the people ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Disneyland protest was suppressed, say activists

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 04:07am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Disneyland protest was suppressed, say activists Labour rights activists will complain to police watchdogs, saying officers suppressed a peaceful protest ... in protest against Disney's allegedly harsh treatment of part-time staff. Protest organiser the Alliance for Casual Workers' Rights said officers demanded ID cards from performers, who were ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Civil service union calls for pay rise to match inflation

    Posted May 16th 2014, 07:54pm by Tony Cheung

    ... Consultative Council representatives, quit the committee in protest at the pay rises offered at the time. Committee chairman Wilfred Wong Kam-pui rejected doubts that the findings were marred ...




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