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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Introducing working hours law for Hong Kong ‘would face uphill battle’

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:41am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Employers shout down proponents of move at public consultation, showing strength of feeling Law on standard working hours faces uphill battle Members of a committee gathering the public's views on a possible law to put in place standard working hours in Hong Kong say the attitudes of employers during a recent public-engagement exercise show how ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1563057/law-standard-working-hours-hong-kong-would-face-uphill-battle
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Employees and bosses still a long way apart on working hours law

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 04:42am by SCMP Editorial

    ... exercise has apparently failed to bridge the divide between employer and worker representatives in the government-appointed Standard Working Hours Committee. Without any concrete suggestions on the way forward, the prospects are not promising. Both sides should strive to narrow the differences through more dialogue. The concept of standard working hours is arguably even more contentious ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1564585/employees-and-bosses-still-along-way-apart-working-hours-law
  3. 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
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    High time for a law on standard working hours

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... SCMP Editorial Time for a law on working hours If the introduction of a minimum-wage law was a tough battle, the crusade for standard working hours may be more daunting. During the first ... the public and to meet every other month. Although the labour side wants to see the law enacted as soon as possible, the employers argue that "improvements" in working hours would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1237840/high-time-law-standard-working-hours
  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 - POLICY

    Tough task to push for work hours law

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Chan, Phila Siu

    ... for work hours law A special committee to look at the possibility of legislation on standard working hours was set up yesterday, but its members face a tough task. Former Executive Council member ... Matthew Cheung Kin-chung said the committee was tasked with the job of promoting the standard working hours issue and advising the administration on whether a statutory regime was needed. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1210972/tough-task-push-work-hours-law
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong, city of trade, must not crack down on infant formula traders

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by ANDREW WORK

    ... Andrew Work Andrew Work says by trying to stop parallel traders making an honest living, Hong Kong is trampling on the work ethic that makes it great Nasty business Hong Kong became ... by poor immigrants from China working hard as traders, the antipathy for these people is a betrayal of who we are. Our government should not be complicit with these self-appointed victims ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1144693/hong-kong-city-trade-must-not-crack-down-infant-formula

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