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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Myanmar looks ready to send out maids again

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 03:38am by DANNY LEE

    ... Employment and Social Security and the consulate in Hong Kong. A batch of 19 domestic helpers from Myanmar who arrived in February marked the first import of maids from the former closed state. ...

  2. News - China - LABOUR

    Guangdong collective bargaining proposal seen as bellwether for China

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:13am by Mimi Lau

    ... The security guards were arrested and convicted by the local district court of illegally gathering and disturbing the social order. Meng and his fellow demonstrators were jailed for up to nine months. ... guards, he was paid just 1,100 yuan [HK$1,400] a month when he started in 2010, about 1,200 yuan less than those hired directly by the hospital. The hospital contributed to his social insurance ...

  3. News - China - LABOUR

    Strikes see a new breed of labour activists: management

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 04:42am by Reuters

    ... in Dongguan shows that supervisors were the first to challenge senior plant leaders about the social insurance contributions that became the focus of the dispute. Hong Kong-listed Yue Yuen Industrial ... employees is starting to retire just as the economy slows and social media makes strikes easier to organise. Yue Yuen's strike was not the first time in recent years that managers, rather than ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Thumbs up to new pay offer from civil servants

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:00am by Phila Siu

    ... staff consultative councils in the civil service had been told and the Chief Executive in Council would consider their responses before making a final decision, he said. That decision ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Contractors 'avoiding responsibility' over deaths of construction workers

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu, Niall Fraser

    ... a "corporate veil" to avoid taking responsibility for the human cost of the city's breakneck-paced building works, they say. Nearly 500 workers have died in industrial accidents in the past ... of offenders. But justice officials say the law is inadequate. "There is a tendency for building contractors to shield [themselves] behind the corporate veil and diffuse responsibility within ...

  6. News - China - LABOUR

    Labour advocate helping Dongguan factory strike arrested over WeChat message

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 07:19pm by Echo Hui

    ... move of launching a dialogue with the workers, observers say the punishment against Lin indicates that the authorities still see social unrest as a threat. Duan Yi, a prominent labour lawyer, ... other factories in Dongguan, which share the same problem of not paying full social security contributions for the workers, also feel a lot of pressure at this point. “The workers trust us ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Study finds public favours workplaces friendly to women, families

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 06:33am by Amy Nip

    ... by University of Hong Kong academics of public responses to a government consultation on population policy. The consultation ended in February. The findings were presented to members ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Extending Hong Kong officials' retirement age to 65 should be phased in, says expert

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 11:13am by Olga Wong

    ... of ageing, Yip said. He referred to a critical social situation – known as the closing of the demographic window – in which only two economically active people (aged 15 to 60 years old) supported one ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Real pay marching backwards for many workers in Hong Kong

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:21am by Phila Siu

    ... in 2011, climbing to HK$30 last year. "The government has done almost nothing over the years to tackle social inequality. And now it is even making the lives of local workers difficult ...

  10. 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

    ... a responsibility to protect local and foreign labourers, not making it easier for contractors to exploit them," said Fan. The Labour Advisory Board last month agreed that 26 positions- five related ...




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