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  1. $1,750 a month for a seven-day week- reality of life on the breadline

    Posted May 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok and Louisa Yan Rubbish collector Ah Wen knows she is being exploited by her bosses but cannot afford to quit. The 51-year-old works seven days a week at a Wong Tai Sin public housing estate for $1,750 a month. Last year she was making $2,200 a month, but after the Sars outbreak her employer decided to cut her salary. Ah Wen, who has worked at the same building for 10 ...

  2. Elite Gurkha force leads field in security services

    Posted Jul 07th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... provides security for international sporting events such as the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens, Cricket Sixes and international soccer fixtures, and provides personal bodyguards for a number ...

  3. Expats rush in to escape Euro-woes

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Europe's economic troubles are washing up on Hong Kong's shores in the form of a surge in migrants from the continent coming to the city to work. Government figures show there was a nearly 12 per cent increase from 2010 to 2011 in the number of work visas issued to people from seven European Union countries: Spain, Italy, Ireland, Britain, France, Greece and Portugal. ...

  4. Dragonair pilots eye work to rule

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... - about seven years or when they reach the rank of captain - locally hired pilots should receive an amount equal to the wages and allowances of expatriates. Dragonair introduced at the start ...

  5. Directors penalised for wages offence

    Posted Jan 08th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Tuen Mun Court ordered three directors from Elastique Industrial to each perform 100 hours' community service for wage offences, the Labour Department said. The firm failed to pay wages of about HK$370,000 to eight employees within seven days of the termination of their employment. ...

  6. Home is where the work is

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... first-time employers, my husband and I were very worried and visited the Labour Department seven times to deal with the case. We finally handed cheques in the presence of labour officials, who were ...

  7. No pay for two years, and maid is still waiting

    Posted Oct 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... higher than the legal amount - 10 per cent of the first month's salary, Law said. 'They are usually charged HK$3,000 a month for seven months,' she said. 'If a maid wants ...

  8. Coach drivers seek HK$6m from employer

    Posted Dec 10th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Twelve coach drivers protested to the Labour Department against Sincere International Travel Service yesterday, saying they were owed HK$6 million. On behalf of the company's 34 drivers, they said the firm had forced them to pay parking fees up front, then refused to repay them for seven years. The company's executive director rejected the claims. ...

  9. Hard-hit workers out to make firms pay

    Posted Dec 21st 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... five yuan to seven yuan. 'With overtime work plus benefits and allowances, I got 1,900 yuan (HK$2,217) in pay last month,' said the worker, 22, from Qingyuan , Guangdong, who works ...

  10. 10 years of MPF - but who's cheering?

    Posted Dec 01st 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Hong Kong currently is home to seven million people; roughly half are in the workforce. By 2036, one in every five residents, or about two million people, will be over 65 years old. ...




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