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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

    ... non-civil-service contracts. They would support frontline officers but would not be involved in force duties such as executing search warrants. The plan was understood to have taken effect last week, ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - LABOUR

    Despite warnings from locals, global agencies persist with Hong Kong expansion plans

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... they may have to shut offices and lay off staff due to declining home sales. Government measures aimed at curbing demand and price growth in the market, such as the doubling of stamp duty ... to lay off staff if the doubling of stamp duty was not vetoed when the Legislative Council resumes its sitting in October after the summer recess. However, Engel & Voelkers, an agency based ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Kwai Tsing dock workers set to win pay rise, says union

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 04:05am by Phila Siu

    ... an unspecified extra payment for those workers who moor vessels using ropes, he said. "But not every docker performs this duty," he said. "That means that many dockers ...

  4. 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

    ... A Swire Properties spokeswoman said it carried out regular inspections at its malls, including Cityplaza, to ensure the health and safety of employees. Cleaners could rest during duty hours.   ...

  5. News - China - LABOUR

    Strike by cash delivery guards disrupts bank operations in Guangzhou

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 03:48am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... head injuries after a gun went off accidently while he was on duty. Police said the case was still under investigation, the Southern Metropolis News reported. Several bank branches across ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Pictures: First domestic workers from Myanmar arrive in Hong Kong amid concerns of abuse

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 10:09am

    ... Phila Siu and Joanna Chiu 19 domestic workers report for duty, keen to make money after theypay off a HK$16,000 bill and undeterred by reports of abuse First maids from Myanmar arrive full of high hopes The first group of maids hired from Myanmar arrived in Hong Kong yesterday, pronouncing themselves happy and excited to be in the city but saddled with a HK$16,000 agency debt ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Dragonair accused of sacking cabin crew, including new mothers

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

    ... and caring" absence-management system, it said, that offered support to enable "cabin crew with medical conditions to return to their full flying duties as soon as practicable". Poon said ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Disneyland protest was suppressed, say activists

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 04:07am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... by the explanation, Ng said. A police statement said four people were arrested and taken to Tung Chung station on suspicion of obstructing officers from carrying out their duties, and all were released after ...

  9. News - China Insider - LABOUR

    Revealed: How trade unions are failing in Shenzhen's factories

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 03:32pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... to the Shenzhen Federation of Trade Unions along with a report documenting their findings. “The unions are not fulfilling their duty. There were series violations of labour law discovered in all five ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Coca-Cola deliverymen go on strike over alleged outsourcing plan

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... have stock, but they can last only three to four days." Chan said that two weeks ago, Swire Coca-Cola HK arranged for about 20 workers to take up a delivery route duty for which ...




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