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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Cabin door open for more men to join Dragonair

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 04:03am by MICHELLE TOH

    ... Michelle Toh michelle.toh@scmp.com Airline wants to narrow airborne gender gap by recruiting males into female-dominated jobs Cabin door open for more men to join Dragonair While employers commonly come under fire for not hiring enough women, Dragonair wants to hire more men. As it seeks to recruit more flight attendants for its expanding Asian routes, the airline is looking ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Dragonair cabin crew threaten action over tough shifts, hiring of Beijing staff

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 04:05am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Flight attendants voice unhappiness over poor rostering and airline's move to hire Beijing staff Dragonair crew threaten action over tough shifts ... the opening of a Beijing base are not resolved. Priscilla Mok Oi-shan, chairwoman of the Dragon Airline Flight Attendants Association, said 400 of the union's 1,200 members attended a special ...

  3. News - China - LABOUR

    Guangdong collective bargaining proposal seen as bellwether for China

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

    ... that many say have hurt Guangdong's economy, and that it would advance labour rights throughout China. In the spring, as many as 40,000 workers laid down their tools at Yue Yuen Industrial ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Dragonair accused of sacking cabin crew, including new mothers

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 04:21am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com New mothers sacked by airline, union says Dragonair has sacked a number of long-serving flight attendants- including new mothers- the sacked workers' ... But the sackings have prompted concerns that the airline is getting rid of experienced staff in order to replace them with cheaper new recruits. They received just one month's salary in compensation. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Cathay Pacific unions say no action expected this Christmas season

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 06:13am by Candy Chan

    ... employees at year-end," Cathay Pacific Flight Attendants Union chairwoman Dora Lai Yuk-sim said. The holiday season has long been a tense time for the airline as it is when discussions about annual pay rises for the more than 6,000 cabin crew are discussed between the union and the management. If there are any pay disputes, the airline can be threatened with industrial action. Last ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Pilots take Cathay Pacific to court over pay dispute

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Aircrew union sues airline for short-changing some 600 pilots on their statutory holiday salary, demanding a payout totalling millions Cathay Pacific is facing a multimillion-dollar lawsuit, with its pilots accusing it of short-changing them on statutory holiday pay. The Hong Kong Aircrew Officers Association filed the claims from about 600 of the airline's pilots ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Industrial action imminent if Cathay Pacific dispute not resolved

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... The union representing Cathay Pacific Airways flight attendants will go ahead with industrial action as early as tomorrow if it cannot resolve disputes with the airline at a meeting today. Cathay Pacific Flight Attendants Union's chairwoman Dora Lai Yuk-sim said after an eight-hour meeting between the airline, the union and the Labour Department yesterday that the parties had ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Cathay flight attendants plan industrial action around Christmas

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Cathay Pacific customers may face flight disruptions in the run-up to Christmas if the airline does not resume talks with the union on next year's pay rise, the airline's cabin ... their schedules, it's time they switched to other airlines." Cathay's general manager of cabin crew, Liza Ng, said the airline had written to the union expressing willingness to resume talks ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Cathay boss stands firm ahead of pay talks

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Chief executive stays firm on offer to flight attendants but stresses airline remains open-minded in seeking common ground Cathay Pacific is seeking common ground with its flight ... as negotiations had not yet started. But he stressed that the airline would be open-minded in an effort to reach common ground. "If you go back and look at the past, things can normally get resolved ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Cathay Pacific flight attendants union seeks 'realistic' pay increase of 5 pc

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu, Ada Lee

    ... rise of 5 per cent for next year - one of the smallest increases sought in recent years. Dora Lai Yuk-sim, chairwoman of the Flight Attendants Union, said it was aware that the airline ... demands," Lai said. The airline reported a HK$935-million loss in the first half of the year, compared with a HK$2.8-billion profit during the same period a year earlier. The union called ...




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