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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Standard working hours could cost employers HK$55b

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Bosses would foot big bill under standard working week, report says Job hours plan could cost HK$55b Employers will need to pay out up to HK$55.2 billion more a year in wages if standard working hours are introduced in Hong Kong, a long-awaited government report says. The report, of a study carried out by the Labour Department last year and finished ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1091649/standard-working-hours-could-cost-employers-hk55b
  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Andrew Leung's 65-hour week plan angers unionists

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, JOSHUA BUT

    ... acceptable' 65-hour week idea angers unionists With debate over legislating standard working hours apparently deadlocked, a leading business lawmaker has floated an idea of capping weekly working hours at 65- without overtime pay. The proposal by industrial sector legislator Andrew Leung Kwan-yuen has infuriated unionists, who want time-and-a-half pay for hours worked over the standard ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1122331/andrew-leungs-65-hour-week-plan-angers-unionists
  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    More views sought on standard working hours

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... feedback from employers and unions on its scheme to create standard working hours, sending its key study report to the Labour Advisory Board next week, the welfare secretary said yesterday. Matthew Cheung Kin-chung said he hoped the report would stimulate an "in-depth and informed" discussion. "Regarding the issue of standard working hours, the stance of the government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1089419/more-views-sought-standard-working-hours
  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Standard work hours 'won't cost more' in the long run

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... for fixing work hours Legislating standard working hours will not result in a rise in business costs in the long run as companies will look for ways to rearrange work flow in a more efficient manner, ... It is responsible for drawing up and overseeing international labour standards. Messenger said if standard working hours were introduced in Hong Kong, there will inevitably be an increase in costs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1204190/standard-work-hours-wont-cost-more-long-run
  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Standard working hours could derail Hong Kong's economy, warns government adviser

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Warning of 'euro mess' over standard working hours A law to establish standard working hours could derail Hong Kong's economy, leaving ... chairman of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries, on RTHK's City Forum. "Nowadays, many Western governments want to change their systems. Just trying to raise the standard working hours ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1096048/warning-standard-working-hours-could-derail-hong-kongs-economy
  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Pan-democrats push for standard working hours law

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Lawmakers want 40- to 44-hour standard week and employees who work longer to be paid 1½ times their usual wage Democrat push for working hour law Pan-democratic parties have joined hands to push for a "long overdue" law on standard working hours that they say is on the statute books in 130 countries and regions, including Taiwan. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1062610/pan-democrats-push-standard-working-hours-law
  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Fulfil promise to look into standard working hours, commission tells C.Y.

    Posted Aug 20th 2012, 12:00am by JULIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com Fulfil work-hours promise, commission tells C.Y. A labour group urged Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to fulfil his promise to look at instituting standard ... hours, and nearly 90 per cent thought the working week should be capped at 48 hours or less. Law Pui-shan, a commission policy research officer, said the discussion over legislating standard ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1018663/fulfil-promise-look-standard-working-hours-commission-tells-cy
  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Working hours committee finds little to agree on

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... on Government-appointed committee members were at odds on just about everything at their first meeting on standard working hours yesterday. The only things they could agree on in the two-hour closed-door session ... and officials- not everyone agreed even with the timetable for their task. "Taking three years to decide whether legislation [on standard working hours] is necessary is just silly," said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1232488/working-hours-committee-finds-little-agree
  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Business chambers voice concerns over working hours

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu, Colleen Lee

    ... Phila Siu and Colleen Lee Chambers say it will harm the growth of the city as democrats call for 40- to 44-hour work week Business warns against standard working hours Seven of the city's biggest business chambers have sent a rare joint letter to the government, warning that legislating standard working hours would hurt the commercial environment. The chambers wrote ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1088712/business-chambers-voice-concerns-over-working-hours
  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Chairman's term won't give enough time to set work hours law, says legislator

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... standard working hours if it works within the present terms it has set, a veteran labour activist says. Labour Party lawmaker Lee Cheuk-yan yesterday criticised Labour and Welfare Secretary Matthew Cheung Kin-chung for setting the standard working hours committee chairman's term at three years. It was a form of procrastination, he said. "Why did Cheung set it as three years ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1214704/chairmans-term-wont-give-enough-time-set-work-hours-law-says

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