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  1. Family commission idea rejected

    Posted Jul 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by providing childcare services and flexible working hours. Democratic Party lawmaker Albert Ho Chun-yan sought more assistance for frontline social workers and professionals. Civic Party legislator Fernando Cheung Chiu-hung, who represents the social welfare sector, called for standard working hours to enhance family life. ...

  2. Chief executive in wage, sales tax clash

    Posted Sep 06th 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... urged Mr Tsang to heed long-standing calls to introduce a minimum wage and standard working hours. Saying Mr Tsang had been sympathetic to the plight of workers, Ms Li said she expected him ...

  3. Liberal Party and allies block minimum wage bid

    Posted Nov 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Jimmy Cheung

    ... and the implementation of standard working hours. It was the latest in a series of Legco debates over the past few years in which business-orientated lawmakers blocked calls to step up protection of workers ... the wage-protection movement was the best compromise and if it did not work, the government would legislate in two years' time. In another motion debate, the minister in charge of broadcasting said ...

  4. I don't whistle in the wind, says Tsang

    Posted Sep 30th 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... about it.' The remarks were seen as a pointed reference to the dozens of banner-waving students who blocked his way outside the auditorium, protesting for a minimum wage and standard working hours. 'As a person in public office, of course, I have to talk about responsibility. But young students must talk about ideals and dreams and don't have to address ...

  5. Half teenagers have suicidal thoughts

    Posted Jan 18th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Nora Tong

    ... for standard working hours for teachers and a slowing of education reforms. The union said it had interviewed 1,600 teachers from primary and secondary schools in September and October and more than 90 per cent said working hours should be set at eight hours a day. ...

  6. It's time for workers to share boom, say unions

    Posted Jan 11th 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... the protection of a minimum wage and standard working hours. Fan Kwok-fai, general secretary of the Communication Industry Employees' Association, accused the government of being irresponsible ... that working-class people were angry they had been unable to benefit from Hong Kong's economic recovery. In a meeting with leaders of the Federation of Trade Unions to gauge their views on next ...

  7. Ideal recipe: global rules, local flavour

    Posted Jan 10th 2006, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... 'You also need to strike a fine balance to keep corporate policies in line with local traditions and work culture,' Mr Sauceda said. This means respecting, for example, standard work hours ... that head office directives do not always work in a developing economy accustomed to different rules. 'International companies face risks in terms of brand image, security, integrity and legal ...

  8. Protest at increased working hours

    Posted May 12th 2006, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan A government workers' union may take legal or industrial action against the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department's move to increase the working hours of its pest ... in late March. The new working hours start on July 1. Meanwhile, the Hong Kong and Kowloon Trades Union Council petitioned the Labour Department over its plan to stop providing counter services ...

  9. Plan to cap doctors' shifts at 24 hours

    Posted Sep 18th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... hours. This would require only minor adjustments to the work schedule of doctors and could be in place quickly. There are no international standards on shift hours, depending on different ... Patsy Moy Hospital Authority admits some now have to work more than 30 consecutive hours Doctors may have their shift hours limited so that they work no more than 24 hours straight under ...

  10. 60,000 will be covered in first phase of move to five-day week

    Posted Mar 08th 2006, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... But the standard 44-hour work week will not change. Ms Yue said departments could decide if they would add the lost half day to working hours on one weekday or spread it evenly through the week. They also needed to see if the change would require legal amendments. 'For instance, some legislation may stipulate that they should finish certain work within 30 working days. They need to clarify ...




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