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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hong Kong security guards earning 'less than 2012' due to inflation, says union

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 03:29am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... said the Hong Kong Buildings Management and Security Workers General Union. Eight out of 10 security guards now earn HK$30.60 an hour, which represents a 7 per cent increase after a wait of two years for the minimum wage adjustment, according to the union, an affiliate of the pro-democrat Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions. But rises in inflation during the same period- 4.8 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1445592/hong-kong-security-guards-earning-less-2012-due-inflation-says-union
  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Dockers lukewarm on HIT pay offer: union

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 05:19am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Dockers lukewarm on HIT pay offer: union Port operator Hongkong International Terminals (HIT) claims nearly all of the 3,000 contracted dock workers at the Kwai Tsing Container Terminals have agreed to its pay rise proposal of 10.1 per cent. But Stanley Ho Wai-hong, general secretary of the Union of Hong Kong Dockers, disputed the claim, saying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1482428/dockers-lukewarm-hit-pay-offer-union
  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Kwai Tsing dock workers set to win pay rise, says union

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 04:05am by Phila Siu

    ... the possibility of action," Union of Hong Kong Dockers general secretary Stanley Ho Wai-hong said yesterday. Port operator Hongkong International Terminals (HIT) cautioned that speculation about ... the previous year, reflecting the blow to HIT's business from one of the longest strikes in Hong Kong history. Separately, the Minimum Wage Commission yesterday launched a six-week consultation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1467689/kwai-tsing-dock-workers-set-win-pay-rise-says-union
  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Dock strike: Few changes a year after longest walkout in Hong Kong’s history

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 11:04am by Phila Siu

    ... flooding back. “I am so overwhelmed with emotions right now. This road used to be teeming with the tents we set up,” the general secretary of the Union of Hong Kong Dockers said. “Can you imagine ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Progress made on basic work conditions after 40-day strike that hit home with Hongkongers, but much still to be resolved says union leader Dockers' fight ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1456810/dock-strike-few-changes-year-after-longest-walkout-hong-kongs-history
  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    'Don't believe news of labour shortage': Trade unions slam plans to import builders

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 09:12pm by Ernest Kao

    ... to help make sure the HK$67 billion Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link could be completed by next year. “The figures are not convincing. They are just using excuses and false signs ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com MTR criticised in particular for planning to hire from overseas despite a growing pool of unemployed local construction workers Trade unions claim reports ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1455667/dont-believe-news-labour-shortage-trade-unions-slam-plans-import
  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hong Kong artist standing up for security guards

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... help to get off the ground, as well as additional pay to hire a few administration staff to manage the roster, said Sze Shing-wee, an organiser of the independent Cleaning Workers Union ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1454283/hong-kong-artist-standing-security-guards
  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    'We are workers, not slaves!' Hundreds of maids march on Hong Kong government HQ

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 04:28am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... of contract expiry. Addressing the protesters, Lestari said: "Hong Kong remains a hotbed of social exclusion and policies that put our livelihood, security, safety, and even lives, at risk. "We have suffered too long. Hong Kong officials ignore our rights. They ignore our dignity, and they ignore our contribution to Hong Kong's economy." Public concern has grown amid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1444665/we-are-workers-not-slaves-hundreds-maids-march-hong-kong-government
  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hongkong International Terminals dockers offered 10pc pay rise

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by Phila Siu

    ... contractors had also agreed to the pay rise. It quoted the contractors as saying that over 95 per cent of their workers had agreed to the deal. But Chan Chiu-wai, of the Confederation of Trade Unions, which led last year's strike, said the offer was unacceptable as the "incentive income" was discretionary. The union called for a base pay rise of no less than 9.8 per cent. Last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1481062/hongkong-international-terminals-dockers-offered-10pc-pay-rise
  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Fast-track plan to hire foreign workers for construction projects after rail link delay

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 11:40pm by Tanna Chong and Shirley Zhao

    ... shortages were given as one of the reasons behind the two-year delay to the HK$67 billion high-speed railway linking Hong Kong and Guangzhou. If the plan goes ahead, it will mark a departure from ... the requirements include the high-speed railway, the HK$83 billion Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge and the HK$120 billion plan to develop new towns in the northeast New Territories. Last September, the MTR ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1487667/government-consider-directly-importing-foreign-workers-selected
  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Myanmese domestic helpers asked to pay high agency fees to work in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 11:52pm

    ... at the Confederation of Trade Unions, said Filipino and Indonesian domestic workers had been in Hong Kong for years and had a support network. "Myanmese workers do not have this network … they may also ... for Myanmar maids fuels abuse fear Domestic helpers coming to Hong Kong from Myanmar will have to pay about HK$16,000 to their home recruitment agency- the highest fee in the region. The Myanmese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1421711/myanmese-domestic-helpers-asked-high-agency-fees-work-hong-kong

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