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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hongkongers keen to work longer

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 04:58am by Phila Siu, Olga Wong

    ... other societies coped with ageing populations. For example, in Singapore a three-year programme called WorkPro was launched in April last year to encourage companies to employ mature workers. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hong Kong's street cleaners being deprived of basic employment benefits

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 05:14am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... street sweeper could be in [Fok's] situation if they are unlucky," said Ng Wai-tung of the Society for Community Organisation, who said little can be done legally. "But ... only that the policy was designed to ensure the best use of public money. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Lifeguards in Hong Kong strike over influx of mainland tourists to pools and beaches

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 01:52pm by Phila Siu, Lai Ying-kit, Calivin Liu and Brian Yap

    ... was not affecting her much as most of the pool’s facilities remained open. "I support the strike because one needs to fight for one’s interest in order to have a fair share in this society,” she said. ...

  4. News - China - LABOUR

    Guangdong collective bargaining proposal seen as bellwether for China

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

    ... for all, including the government, [producing] a less turbulent society." The proposed rules would require employers to negotiate with workers under their collective contract- covering wages, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    High-salary civil servants union rejects 5.96 per cent pay study proposal

    Posted May 24th 2014, 03:00am by Emily Tsang and Jeffie Lam

    ... the mechanism was not designed to address public expectations. The yearly study is conducted by the government to observe pay trends from the private sector as a guide to determining wage rises, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Macau marchers put the blame on government

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 03:39am by Stuart Lau

    ... year, casinos have designated no-smoking areas, but they make up only part of the gaming area. "It's unreasonable to say that people would stop coming to Macau for gambling when ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    All-day standing drives shopping mall restroom cleaners round the bend

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

    ... workers' well-being." Older staff face greater health risks if required to stand for long periods, said Ida Yiu, president of the Hong Kong Ergonomics Society. "Even for a person who ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Migrant women an untapped labour pool

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:54am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Kong could make up a bigger portion of the city's labour supply if greater support were offered to them, a study by the Society for Community Organisation suggests. The study found almost ... said. The Society for Community Organisation was criticised in December after it pushed for a landmark court ruling granting new arrivals the right to welfare. A core member of the group, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hong Kong urged to sign UN treaty on protection of domestic helpers

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 04:46am by Lana Lam

    ... benefits to the families of employers and workers, and their communities and societies." The Asia-Pacific region employs more domestic workers than any other part of the world, with 21.5 ...

  10. News - China - LABOUR

    China will 'inevitably' raise retirement age, says labour ministry

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 03:48am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Mainland to lift retirement age, says ministry The retirement age for mainlanders will inevitably be put back as China feels the pressure of its ageing population, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security said yesterday. "Postponing the retirement age would objectively help ease society's burden of caring for the ageing ...




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