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  1. In Brief

    Posted Feb 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... such as tax rebates or stamp duty exemptions, and to use restraint in making tax cuts. Legislator for the accountancy sector, Mandy Tam Heung-man, surveyed 168 colleagues, who said they supported ...

  2. Chief has duty to consider minimum wage, court told

    Posted May 08th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Judicial review challenges the lack of a bottom line on pay The chief executive is constitutionally bound to consider setting minimum wage levels to guarantee a 'decent living' for employees in Hong Kong, a court heard yesterday. The ...

  3. Lecturer's career, a triumph over adversity, ends in humiliation

    Posted Jun 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a significant sum of money in relation to the purchase of the flat, including stamp duty and estate agency fees. Defence Barrister Giles Surman said the conviction was devastating for Cheng because one ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Top court hears Cathay dispute over attendants' holiday pay

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... involves some 4,400 attendants and about HK$100 million, the Cathay flight attendants' union said. Cathay lawyers argued that duty-free sales commissions, line-duty and ground-duty allowances ... chaos. He said including the duty allowance in the pay formula would create a conundrum. But Mr Justice Kemal Bokhary said he did not think it was unworkable. The court heard that flight ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    Cathay Pacific loses two long-running pay disagreements in one day

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... the Court of Final Appeal ruled. Those include commissions on duty-free sales, and allowances for line duty and ground duty, which attendants earn in the air and while waiting for flights. ...

  6. Cathay wins last chance to appeal in wage dispute

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Instance and the Court of Appeal, had ruled that allowances for line duty, ground duty and sales of duty-free goods abroad should be paid by the airline. But the courts said outport allowance ...

  7. Court denies Cathay's bid for appeal in row over holiday pay

    Posted Nov 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... calculating their holiday pay. The court found that commissions flight attendants earn from in-flight sales of duty-free goods and so-called line- and ground-duty allowances - money attendants earn ... said sales commission from selling duty-free goods should be excluded from calculating the holiday pay. He cited a precedent involving a tour guide in which the courts held that tips were ...

  8. Dragonair pilots eye work to rule

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... action but in which cockpit crew would work to the letter of their contracts and refuse additional duties. The DPA represents 90 per cent of the airline's pilots. The move could come ...

  9. Events

    Posted Feb 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 15, 22. Wan Chai. Tuesday, March 2: International SOS and Cigna International Expatriate Benefits: 'Duty of care expert forum on managing the risks of a global workforce'. ...

  10. Events

    Posted Feb 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tuesday, March 2: International SOS and Cigna International Expatriate Benefits: 'Duty of care expert forum on managing the risks of a global workforce'. The American Club. Wednesday, ...




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