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  1. In Brief

    Posted Jun 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Legco motion calls for standardised work hours The Legislative Council passed a non-binding motion yesterday calling for legislation on standard working hours. Lawmaker Dr Leung Ka-lau, ... constituency, said standard working hours would cause difficulties for the operations of restaurants. The industry would hire more temporary workers, which would further widen the wealth gap. Li ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/718135/brief
  2. Tang ready to release manifesto at long last

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... nominations. Leung told them he would consider the federation's opinions, said Wong. Tang has said at earlier forums that his manifesto would touch on the issue of standard working hours ... of the Federation of Trade Unions, which holds 60 votes on the Election Committee and has said it will nominate neither Tang nor Leung because they had not promised to back legislation on standard working ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/992002/tang-ready-release-manifesto-long-last
  3. 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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/556522/family-commission-idea-rejected
  4. Leung's policies

    Posted Mar 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Population and human resources Meet the demands arising from children born to non-local residents and regulate the flow of pregnant women coming to Hong Kong to give birth without prior medical booking; and Establish a committee to study the issue of standard working hours. Land planning and transport Develop the boundary areas in the New Territories; and Increase ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/996639/leungs-policies
  5. 'Beijing has no preferred candidate in HK election'

    Posted Feb 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... the candidates pledged to back legislation for standard working hours. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/991390/beijing-has-no-preferred-candidate-hk-election
  6. FTU may shun offer of cabinet posts

    Posted Apr 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... such as studying standard working hours, would turn into meaningful changes for Hongkongers, he said. Cheng discussed strategy in view of the Legislative Council election which will be held in September, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/999476/ftu-may-shun-offer-cabinet-posts
  7. Leung remains silent on trade seats

    Posted Feb 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... The universal pension fund and standard working-hours legislation, two controversial topics, were also both unmentioned in Leung's social welfare manifesto. Instead, he proposed creating a special ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/991351/leung-remains-silent-trade-seats
  8. Pledge of reality: how Tsang fared on all those promises

    Posted Oct 13th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... interest groups. Among these was a promise of a minimum wage and standard working hours in public bodies. He announced yesterday that all government service contractors would be required to pay ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/520177/pledge-reality-how-tsang-fared-all-those-promises
  9. Radicals willing to force election

    Posted Jul 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'as soon as practicable'. Liberal Party catering-sector incumbent Tommy Cheung Yu-yan also signed up for his re-election bid yesterday, with pledges to oppose legalising standard working ... are prepared to vacate our four seats. But we can't work alone as we can only have seats in four geographical constituencies at most.' In 2010, five legislators, including Leung, resigned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1007596/radicals-willing-force-election
  10. Record number in Legco unelected

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... has a 646-strong electorate, made up of unions. Poon said that in the next four years, he would strive for legislation on standard working hours, an increase in statutory holidays from 12 days ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1008197/record-number-legco-unelected

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