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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. ANZ may buy credit union stake

    Posted Oct 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bei Hu in Shanghai Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) may acquire up to 19.9 per cent of the Shanghai Rural Credit Co-operatives Union, in what would be the first major foreign ... bank. 'We are comfortable with 19.9 per cent,' said Elmer Kupper, group managing director of ANZ Asia-Pacific, noting it is the highest equity interest a single foreign player can hold ...

  3. Lai See

    Posted Oct 15th 2008, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... turn of phrase rather than his number-crunching skills. When he came out here to the CSFB 'Rugby 7s' conference in 1998 at the height of the Asian crisis, he lost no time in attacking ...

  4. Rugby lover happy to take risks

    Posted Feb 07th 2009, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... John Cremer Given different circumstances, Neil Campion knows exactly what his next move will be. 'To become a professional rugby player,' he said. 'That would be my dream job. Rugby was a real passion of mine and still is, and I can't think of anything better than doing sports and getting paid for it as well.' In the meantime, though, with hopes ...

  5. Turbulence ahead

    Posted Dec 09th 2003, 12:00am by Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop, SINGAPORE The government will not stand by and allow the Singapore Airlines pilots' union to 'do Singapore in'. It will not allow them to 'risk' the country's position as an air hub. These were pretty strong and clear statements from the top, showing that the might of the government was about to fall on the union ...

  6. Unions push for bigger pay rises

    Posted Nov 01st 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Unions are pressing for larger pay rises in the coming year after a study found profits at some of the city's key employers increased sixfold in the first six months from a year ago. The Confederation of Trade Unions and a dozen of its affiliates, including cabin crew and pilots from Cathay Pacific, demanded a 7 per cent pay rise - more than double the 2.5 to 3.5 per cent proposed ...

  7. Mainland carmakers unlikely to feel effects of union action

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

    ... and representative unions in the future. But some sectors are better positioned than others to meet those demands. The vehicle industry, where the value-added is high, sits towards the top end of the food ... General Motors, a union settlement alone equalled 4.6 per cent of the firm's cost of sales during the second half of last year (separate figures on staff wages were not available). In the US, ...

  8. Employees of HSBC, TVB inform unions of 'impending layoffs'

    Posted May 08th 2009, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... The Confederation of Trade Unions received four calls from employees of TVB's engineering department yesterday, claiming that a third of their team- or about 100 people- would be laid off on Monday or Tuesday, the union's organising secretary Ng Koon-kwan said. Separately, the Banking Employees Association- which is affiliated to the Federation of Trade Unions- said it had received ...

  9. Unions condemn 'ruthless' TVB as broadcaster lays off 110 staff

    Posted May 21st 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Frederick Yeung and Agnes Lam Television Broadcasts, the city's biggest terrestrial broadcaster, is to lay off 110 staff while creating 200 positions for new businesses such as movie production and internet media in a reallocation of resources. The T ...

  10. Talk to us or we act, union warns PCCW

    Posted Feb 27th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong PCCW staff have threatened to take industrial action next week if the management refuses to have direct talks with union and worker representatives over plans for pay cuts and layoffs by Tuesday. In an open letter to PCCW managing director Alex Arena, the PCCW Employees General Union, a member union of the Federation of Trade Unions, said it was very disappointed ...




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