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  1. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    Construction pay to rise in bid to attract youth to industry, says union

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 12:00am by Candy Chan

    ... November. The wage increases were designed to attract "new blood" to less popular jobs to replace ageing workers, but would have little impact on construction costs, one union said. Concreters will receive the highest pay rise, going from HK$1,500 to HK$1,800 a day. The Construction Industry Employees General Union said their daily pay would rise to HK$2,000 next year. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1333087/construction-pay-rise-bid-attract-youth-industry-says-union
  2. Business - Economy - EMPLOYMENT

    Apple, Walmart join Obama's pledge on long-term jobless

    Posted Jan 31st 2014, 06:25am by AFP

    ... were the top 50 in the country. The initiative is part of Obama’s pledge made in his State of the Union address this week to take executive actions to ease the disparity gap between the rich ... as long as you get the skills and the training that you need.” Obama was later due to wind up his tour in Tennessee after post-State of the Union stops in Maryland and Pennsylvania on Wednesday. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1417780/apple-walmart-join-obamas-pledge-long-term-jobless
  3. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    Anger over HK$90 rise in monthly minimum wage for domestic workers

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 09:37pm by Phila Siu and Jeffie Lam

    ... Phila Siu and Jeffie Lam Disappointed unions say new minimum wage is still only HK$150 more than it was 15 years ago and predict it will deepen shortage of recruits Anger over HK$90 ... their employers. The new monthly minimum wage is HK$4,010 and helpers whose bosses do not provide food will have their monthly allowance raised by HK$45 to HK$920 a month. Helpers' unions said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1321571/anger-over-hk90-rise-monthly-minimum-wage-domestic-helpers
  4. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    Hong Kong government may raise civil servants' retirement age

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Service Bureau. The civil service union has already approved the idea. Any change for civil servants could have a knock-on effect on the private sector, where many employers follow government ... officers, ICAC officers and locally engaged staff at Hong Kong's economic and trade offices around the world. Federation of Civil Service Unions chairman Leung Chau-ting said the suggestion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1197582/hong-kong-government-may-raise-civil-servants-retirement-age
  5. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    Driving instructors on hunger strike

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... They suspect they were let go because they had been organising a union to change the company's rules which allow the staff to teach only at designated schools and are not allowed to give private ... that the company stop cracking down on the setting up of the union," Ma said. He also wants the company to give him and Ho their jobs back. Steven Lin Kwok, 59, who joined them in the strike, said he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1133208/driving-instructors-hunger-strike
  6. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    Gome pulls plug on electrical shops and 100 jobs

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... to the six HMV outlets in Hong Kong. Meanwhile, unions petitioned the government headquarters against plans to import foreign labour. Officials recently floated the idea as a way of ensuring the construction industry had a big enough workforce to back up government promises of boosting the public housing supply. Former legislator Ip Wai-ming, of the Federation of Trade Unions, said yesterday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1132530/gome-pulls-plug-electrical-shops-and-100-jobs
  7. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    Unionists hit out over cut-price civil servants

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... basis. She and representatives from more than 20 unions said staff on non-civil service contracts were paid less for doing the same work as those on proper staff contracts. They also missed out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1133232/unionists-hit-out-over-cut-price-civil-servants
  8. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    No pay cut for civil service graduates, body advises

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... of Civil Service Unions chairman Leung Chau-ting said it was "a wise decision" to maintain stable starting salaries for civil servants. "To many university graduates, it is no longer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1107670/no-pay-cut-civil-service-graduates-body-advises
  9. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    Staff angry as death blunder beauty chain allegedly closes 30 shops

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... of the Beauty and Fitness Professional General Union. Hui said employees stood to lose tens of thousands of dollars in notice and severance pay. The Labour Department has been contacted about ... The managers covered part of the terms while asking them to sign. They got a copy only after they had signed." Legislator Alice Mak Mei-kuen, of the Federation of Trade Unions, condemned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1098351/staff-angry-death-blunder-beauty-chain-allegedly-closes-30-shops
  10. Business - Economy - EMPLOYMENT

    Euro-zone jobless rate rises to record high

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... European Union forecasts earlier this month saw unemployment set to peak at almost 12 per cent next year due to weak domestic demand as governments continue on the path of austerity. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1095825/euro-zone-jobless-rate-rises-record-high

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