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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

    Work hours committee to consult public twice

    Posted Jun 08th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com Work hours committee to consult public twice The government advisory committee on standard working hours will have two rounds of consultations before presenting ... of whether standard working hours should even be legislated had not even been decided. Committee members might go to places such as Singapore and the US to study the situations there. The committee ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1255884/work-hours-committee-consult-public-twice
  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR RIGHTS

    Business launches salvo over work limit

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

    ... over work limit A coalition of over 50 business associations is planning to take out advertisements to spell out their objections to the introduction of standard working hours. The plan came ... maximum room for companies to develop. "Setting standard working hours is a complex, controversial issue, which needs in-depth discussion from all sides of society," the letter says. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1206623/business-launches-salvo-over-work-limit
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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