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  1. Unions slam 'most caring' award made to Cathay

    Posted Apr 13th 2010, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... The four main unions representing pilots and flight attendants have written to Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen to protest at Cathay Pacific being named one of Hong Kong's most caring companies. The letter is signed by the leaders of the Hong Ko ...

  2. Forging ahead

    Posted May 10th 2009, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry The market for stand-in exam candidates on the mainland is the latest branch of a flourishing industry of fake credentials across Asia. The centre of the global trade in bogus academic qualifications is Manila's Recto Avenue (right), where, in a chaotic half-mile stretch, a rickety collection of small printing works churns out degrees and diplomas 'from' ...

  3. Revealed: the pilots on Cathay hit list

    Posted Oct 08th 2008, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... 195 jobs at risk in 2001 dispute A secret 'hit list' of nearly 200 pilots whom Cathay Pacific considered sacking during its bitter 2001 dispute with cockpit crew has been leaked and circulated among staff. The list - which came from a member of ...

  4. First person

    Posted Apr 13th 2006, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Becky Kwan Siu-wa, headof the Cathay Pacific Airways Flight Attendants Union, is leading a campaign to raise the retirement age of cabin crew in Hong Kong from 45 to 50 or older. She argues that the stereotype of young 'dolly bird' cabin crew is ...

  5. Crew plans 'sick-in' to clip airline's wings

    Posted Jul 01st 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... A breakaway group of Dragonair flight attendants will try to disrupt holiday flights in and out of Hong Kong today and tomorrow by phoning in sick in a protest over pay and rosters. An unsigned e-mail written by some cabin crew members has been circulated ...

  6. Cathay squeezes crew who won pay fight

    Posted May 01st 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Airline asks flight attendants to take incentive to work longer hours or face being barred from promotion Cathay Pacific has told hundreds of flight attendants involved in the $280 million contract victory against the airline to work more hours or be barr ...

  7. Cathay must pay $280m in back wages

    Posted Apr 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Airline seeks greater productivity after flight attendants' successful court case that forces it to maintain promised pay rises Cathay Pacific will pay around $280 million in back wages to 3,400 flight attendants this month after deciding not to appe ...

  8. Union decries Cathay publicity stunt

    Posted Feb 27th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Flyers outlining the airline's 'generous' working conditions for cabin crew were handed out during court hearing Cathay Pacific has upset its opponents in a High Court case over cabin-crew pay by handing out press releases during the hearin ...

  9. Senior Cathay pilots urge colleagues to reject deal

    Posted Jan 31st 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... The airline's offer to 49 sacked in 2001 is flawed and unacceptable, they claim Four senior serving Cathay Pacific pilots have written to colleagues urging them to throw out a deal offered by the airline to settle the dispute involving sacked pilots ...

  10. Cathay cabin crew sue to get back annual pay rises

    Posted Jan 30th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Cathay Pacific is being taken to the High Court by three flight attendants who say they are being chronically underpaid, in a case with implications for thousands of the airline's longer-serving cabin crew. The airline could be forced to pay hundreds ...




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