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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    Row as new French economy minister suggests easing 35-hour working week law

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 09:55pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Remark before he took office that firms could bend rules on working time shakes French Minister in hot water on 35-hour week law France's new economy minister touched off a political storm, only one day into the job, with comments made before he was appointed about the law limiting the working week to 35 hours. Emmanuel Macron, a former ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581802/row-new-french-economy-minister-suggests-easing-35-hour-working-week-law
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Leung Chun-ying cautious on pensions, working hours

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com Chief executive will make only scant reference to universal pensions and standard working hours, says New People's Party vice-president C.Y. set ... this year: standard working hours and universal retirement protection. Both are issues on which consensus has proved elusive. Leung does not support universal retirement protection and points ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1126714/leung-chun-ying-cautious-pensions-working-hours
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Legislation can't fix problems of long working hours

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 12:00am by SHIRLEY YUEN

    ... Shirley Yuen Shirley Yuen says a legitimate concern for Hong Kong's overworked employees should not blind us to the impact that legislating for standard working hours will have on our ... important. Would regulating how many hours employees should work solve the problem in the first place? However, labour unions calling for the government to legislate standard working hours to address ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1296924/legislation-cant-fix-problems-long-working-hours
  4. Unions decide it's time to wage war on hours

    Posted Sep 28th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... employees worked more than 10 hours a day, it found. Six per cent said their employers broke the law and did not give them a day off. The government should set a standard eight-hour day, organising ... Amy Nip With a minimum wage law now settled, unionists are turning their attention to fighting long working hours. Workers in the catering, security and retail industries are putting in 12 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/725995/unions-decide-its-time-wage-war-hours
  5. Working hours issue needs prompt attention

    Posted Oct 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... profits and companies going under. They are making the same arguments with standard working hours. The benefits of legislating for a maximum working week and overtime pay and conditions are well ... of living. The same thinking has to be put into determining standard working hours. The number per week shouldn't be set so high that the benefits are eliminated. Similarly, the conditions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/728112/working-hours-issue-needs-prompt-attention
  6. News - China - POLLUTION

    China's pollution data too hazy to know if leaders' war on smog is working

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:16am by Bloomberg

    ... equipped with equipment to filter nitrogen oxide so should meet the new standards, said Li Hongxin, the plant's manager for external communications. The filters work through a process known ... standards," said a worker at Hebei Xingtai Power Generation's plant. He said his job was moving to the company's new facility on the city's outskirts, an hour's bus ride away, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1594928/chinas-pollution-data-too-hazy-know-if-leaders-war-smog-working
  7. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    My 48 hours in Shanghai

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:31pm by SHIRAZ RANDERIA

    ... that's thriving now, working on a smaller scale and you'll find a lot of that here." FRIDAY NIGHT "For dinner head straight to Old Jesse, a small house-like restaurant that does ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1616954/my-48-hours-shanghai
  8. Opinion leaders back 44-hour work week

    Posted Dec 13th 2010, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Hong Kong's movers and shakers are solidly behind the introduction of a standard working week of 44 hours. A South China Morning Post/TNS survey of the city's business and opinion leaders shows 70 per cent support legislating on standard working hours, while 80 per cent favour setting the ceiling at 44 hours a week or less, as demanded by unions. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/733268/opinion-leaders-back-44-hour-work-week
  9. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/548480/protest-increased-working-hours
  10. News - Hong Kong - WORK SAFETY

    Decade-old work safety laws 'need urgent review' amid reports of lax standards

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 01:40pm by MICHELLE TOH

    ... Michelle Toh michelle.toh@scmp.com Support group for victims of industrial accidents say focus on deadly accidents and high-profile issues has led to neglect of widespread problems Work safety laws 'need urgent review' The government must carry out an extensive review of work safety laws that have not been updated for over a decade, a support group for victims ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1569117/decade-old-work-safety-laws-need-urgent-review-amid-reports-lax

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