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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Police rehiring plan may derail talks on raising retirement age, unions fear

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:06am by Lana Lam

    ... plan angers unions Police chiefs have moved quickly to quell anger among unions over a controversial move to rehire retired officers on short-term contracts. Several police unions last week expressed shock about the hiring plan, accusing management of failing to consult them and claiming the move undermined talks on raising the mandatory retirement age of 55. The unions' concerns ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Pools closed and beaches unsupervised as lifeguards hold public holiday strike

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 03:23am by samuel chan and shirley zhao

    ... Union. Pools closed are: Hong Kong Island: Morrison Hill Swimming Pool, Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park Swimming Pool Kowloon: Tai Kok Tsui Swimming Pool, Hammer Hill Road Swimming Pool, Jordan Valley Swimming Pool, Lam Tin Swimming Pool New Territories: Tung Chung Swimming Pool The following swimming pools are partially open: Hong Kong Island: Pao Yue Kong Swimming Pool, Kennedy Town Swimming ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Lifeguards strike and swim in protest over pay and conditions

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:12am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... estimate of 700, strike organiser and union leader Alex Kwok Siu-kit said. King Tsui, who has been a full-time lifeguard for almost a decade, highlighted the seven diplomas that were prerequisites ... an additional HK$14 million in the past three years to create more than 160 lifeguard positions, the department said, adding that it would "continue its close dialogue with the unions ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Police chief snubbed by officers after saying being insulted is 'part of the job'

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 04:15am by Clifford Lo

    ... to clarify his remark that being insulted was part of their job. A notice issued by Police Inspectors Association chairman Henry Ngo Chi-hang said the staff union disagreed that taking unreasonable ... for abusive behaviour towards police officers to be made a criminal offence. Ngo said the notice issued to the union's 2,500 members expressed its stance on Ma's remark and that he had ...

  5. News - China - LABOUR

    Workers for Taiwan firm that supplies Apple end strike over cuts to bonus

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 01:28pm by He Huifeng, Lawrence Chung

    ... already committed to cut their own pay by 10 to 30 per cent. He said that for all companies, cash bonuses for the Lunar New Year, the Dragon Boat festival and Mid-Autumn Festival usually reflected ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Discrimination rife at work in Hong Kong, Equal Opportunities Commission finds in study

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by Phila Siu

    ... new immigrants, 10 per cent because they were pregnant; 9 per cent due to marital status; 4 per cent on disability; three per cent on race; and 0.2 per cent on sexual orientation. Some 17 per ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Standard working hours 'good for productivity, jobs'

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:55am by Phila Siu

    ... such as doctors, who are paid by the month, not the hour, could be compensated with time off instead, he added. Kim Tae-hyun, head of research at the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions, said South Korea ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Deputy police chief clarifies 'abuse' comment

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 06:02am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Alfred Ma tells unions insults 'not acceptable' Deputy police chief clarifies 'abuse' comment A deputy police commissioner who said taking verbal abuse was part of an officer's job has expressed his regret to four staff unions and moved to clarify his controversial remark. In a letter addressed to the unions, Alfred Ma ...

  9. Business - China Business - LABOUR

    Lenovo denies tie-up with supplier accused of using child workers

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 01:29am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... and Samsung Electronics, the world's biggest smartphone maker. The new allegation has again put a harsh spotlight on the seemingly widespread use of child labour on the mainland, a situation ...

  10. News - China - LABOUR

    50 Chinese arrested in the Philippines for working illegally

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 05:02am by Raissa Robles, Minnie Chan

    ... Chinese nationals and had demanded that they be treated fairly by Filipino authorities. The largest labour group in the Southeast Asian nation, the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines, asked ...




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