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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Medical watchdog counsel under fire over pay and performance

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Council members urge the health department to investigate part-time legal adviser they say is too slow, often late and paid far too much Review of counsel appointments The Health Department is reviewing the way the legal counsel to the Medical Council is appointed, after some of its members expressed concerns about the adviser's pay and performance. ...

  2. News - China - LABOUR

    China will 'inevitably' raise retirement age, says labour ministry

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 03:48am by MANDY ZUO

    ... by the Guangzhou-based Canton Public Opinion Research Centre in April, 54 per cent of respondents opposed delaying retirement and 26 per cent showed support while the rest were undecided. Li said the population ... 55 to 65 find a job?" asked Wang Lishi, a public servant in Suzhou, Jiangsu province. "Even if he gets a job as a doorkeeper or street cleaner, who would pay for his pension ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Dock strike has traders looking for other routes

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by ADA LEE AND AMY NIP

    ... formula, at the moment, but there could be problems in a month if the strike continued. The Hospital Authority and Department of Health said there was no shortage of drugs at public hospitals. ...

  4. News - China - LABOUR

    Guangdong collective bargaining proposal seen as bellwether for China

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

    ... of them on their social insurance. The strike cost the company 167 million yuan. With tensions rising, the Guangdong Federation of Trade Unions proposed the draft rules, first made public ... work hours, rest days, workload, occupational safety, health and legal protections- provided that one third of employees submitted a written request. Employers would have 30 days to respond. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Working hours committee finds little to agree on

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... were that they will meet every two months and that a wide-ranging public consultation on the issue is a must. Among the 23 committee members- representatives of workers and employers, academics ... said once there is a "more certain direction" it will look at a public consultation. "The standard working hours debate is a complicated one. Some see it as part of our culture. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Contractors 'avoiding responsibility' over deaths of construction workers

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu, Niall Fraser

    ... safety," he said. Existing laws require employers to ensure the health and safety of all their workers. Offenders can be jailed for up to a year and face a HK$500,000 fine. Chan said judges never ... procedures." Construction workers and unions have voiced growing fears about work-site safety as the city prepares to build as many as 75,000 public rental flats in the next five years. Chan said he ...



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