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  1. Union plans for pay row protest

    Posted Nov 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A union is trying to drum up support for a plan to boycott fast food giant Cafe de Coral as a protest against a new wage structure that it says denies money to staff by using ... General Union, said they would also stage a protest at the chain's headquarters in Fo Tan on Friday, when they would hand in a boycott statement. The company said last month it would offer ...

  2. Four more directors join exodus at Sino Union

    Posted Oct 08th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Four executive directors resigned on Wednesday from Sino Union Energy Investment Group, continuing a spate of departures from the loss-making company's boardroom. Chui Say-hoe, Cheung Shing, Carl Ching Men-ky and Cui Yengxu left because of commitments in their own businesses, Sino Union said in a statement to the stock exchange. No one at Sino Union could ...

  3. Union angry at low pay in university canteens

    Posted Mar 12th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... interviewing 238 contract workers, the Catering and Hotels Industries Employees General Union said it was disappointed by the low wages and long working hours. 'Universities should show more social responsibility and not take the lead in depriving working people. They are helping to widen the gap between rich and poor,' union organiser Wu Sui-shan said. The survey, which ...

  4. Appointments

    Posted Sep 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tsong President, East Asia TransUnion Mr Tsong greatly expands his responsibility for promoting and growing TransUnion's credit information and analytic business throughout the region. He ... Alfred Yip Chief executive for Asia-Pacific Sinopia Asset Management Mr Yip will oversee Sinopia's development throughout the region, in collaboration with the firm's other ...

  5. Universities drawn into Cafe de Coral pay row

    Posted Nov 04th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau A union is stepping up its campaign for a boycott of Cafe de Coral by asking universities and other public bodies which hire the chain as a catering manager to apply pressure on the company to revoke a new wage structure. The Catering and Hotels Industries Employees' General Union says the new system denies money to staff by using legal loopholes. The union appealed ...

  6. Union claims wages victory for cleaners

    Posted Mar 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... General Union, which is supporting the workers, said it was too early to declare the end of the battle. Leung Kwok-wai, a union spokesman, said: 'Gainway has not yet settled the Mandatory ...

  7. Unions call for 5pc pay rise after dismal year

    Posted Dec 07th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Trade unions have called for pay rises of at least 5 per cent after a survey showed workers' salaries had increased by only 0.2 per cent this year while company ... Unions. The CTU recently surveyed 419 workers who earned an average of HK$10,000 a month. It found that more than 80 per cent had had their salaries frozen this year because of the financial ...

  8. AirAsia X may merge with AirAsia

    Posted Jul 08th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So AirAsia X, the long-haul budget airline formed by Tony Fernandes and Sir Richard Branson, might merge with long-established budget airline AirAsia, Mr Fernandes said. Just more than a year after AirAsia's inaugural flight from Kuala Lumpur to Perth, the long-haul budget airline had proven itself a success and was posting a profit, he said. 'Logically, ...

  9. Over 20 groups join boycott against Cafe de Coral in wage dispute

    Posted Nov 05th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... chance of that now. She is one of the company's 15,000 employees whose rights the Confederation of Trade Unions (CTU) is trying to defend. Their plan to boycott Cafe de Coral next week has ... including Lee Cheuk-yan, Audrey Eu Yuet-mee and Ronny Tong Ka-wah, and groups such as the Polytechnic University Student Union have signed the petition. Lee, the CTU's founder, said: ...

  10. Queen of the main event

    Posted Jul 25th 2004, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... and the way people would wade out of there at the end of the day. It was a wonderful thing for me.' Lee and the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union made a brave call last year when they defied Sars ... is now living in Singapore. Lee, the former managing director of Octagon Greater China, left this week to take up a new role as Asia president of Octagon Marketing Solutions, which aims ...




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