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  1. Cathay cabin crew to stage protest

    Posted Mar 25th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Cathay Pacific flight attendants are making good on their threat to demonstrate over grievances about changes to their working conditions with a protest this afternoon. Representatives of the Flight Attendants Union spent much of yesterday locked in meetings with the airline's management. 'We are all very shocked by management's unilateral decision to change the swap ...

  2. Bonus cuts, poisoning spark protest

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

    ... He Huifeng Hundreds of protesting workers have shattered the tranquility of the Suzhou Industrial Park in a rare display of labour unrest in the Yangtze River Delta's largest production hub- long hailed for its modern management and facilities. Videos and photographs of the protest were repeatedly posted online yesterday, but were swiftly removed each time by censors. ...

  3. Protesters win 170pc pay rise

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

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Shenzhen Shenzhen workers who paralysed traffic for four hours with a protest two days ago have won a 170 per cent pay rise. The employees of Computime- a Hong Kong joint venture- were back at work yesterday after successful negotiations. About 3,000 workers protested outside the Computime factory on Wednesday, claiming they had been cruelly exploited ...

  4. Government clerks urged to delay protest date

    Posted Jun 14th 2004, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A civil service union has urged low-ranking staff not to hold a protest against the government's manpower policy on July 1, for fear it will be labelled a political issue. ... their prospects for promotion. The branch has not said when it would protest, but the association noted that a large political demonstration was expected in Hong Kong on July 1. Union officials ...

  5. Surplus teachers to protest over job woes

    Posted Jun 16th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Surplus teachers will mount a 12-hour protest in Statue Square on June 26 to show their frustration at not being able to find new jobs. Education legislator Cheung Man-kwong ... were reluctant to hire them. The protest is being organised by the Professional Teachers Union, of which Mr Cheung is president. About 200 surplus teachers are expected to take part. ...

  6. Bus drivers call off go-slow protest

    Posted Jun 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong New World First Bus drivers have called off their go-slow protest planned for today after management agreed to bring forward their next pay review by six months. But it was unclear last night whether the drivers would accept a $1,000 bonus the management had offered in lieu of a pay rise instead of the $1,300 the staff union had demanded. 'The differences ...

  7. Protest outside office of ex-AmCham chief

    Posted Apr 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... De'eb, the club's general manager, met three worker representatives at a meeting yesterday mediated by the Labour Department after the protest. 'This is a conflict between workers ... conclusion was reached because earlier protests outside the club, housed in second world war bunkers in Deep Water Bay Drive, were ignored. They tried to enter the building where Mr Thompson's ...

  8. Protesters make themselves at home

    Posted Feb 21st 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan Construction workers occupy the Central Government Offices yesterday in a protest over unpaid wages. More than 30 workers, led by representatives of the Confederation of Trade Unions, pushed past guards at the offices' west gate when it was opened for a postman. The workers from a Housing Authority project in Sau Mau Ping claim they are owed $3.8 million. ...

  9. Filipino maids protest at Manila's policies

    Posted Jan 26th 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... the Philippine consulate in Admiralty to protest against their government's policies on overseas workers. The group was rallying against an increase in processing fees for their employment contracts- from $85 to $297.50- as well as 'omnibus' policies brought into force by the Philippines government. The protesters ringed the United Centre. In October, a ban was placed ...

  10. Protesting children bought off with gifts

    Posted Jan 29th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan About 25 children held a protest against welfare cuts outside the Social Welfare Department headquarters in Wan Chai yesterday, but seemed confused about their mission. The young protesters were chanting slogans such as 'Senior officials know nothing about the community's difficulties and ignore children's welfare', but became jubilant when ...




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