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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong workers want more mental health support at work, study finds

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:22am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... Raquel Carvalho raquel.carvalho@scmp.com A huge majority of respondents said they needed more mental health support at work Workers want more help to stay sane: study Some 90 per cent of respondents to the city's first ever academic survey of workplace mental health conditions said they needed better support at work. And almost 60 per cent said mental health issues ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594813/hong-kong-workers-want-more-mental-health-support-work-study-finds
  2. Public doctors deserve reward for long hours

    Posted Apr 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of these concerns were highlighted in a survey conducted by an action group formed by public doctors to push for standard working hours. The group comprises members of the Frontline Doctors' Union ... on the Hospital Authority to implement standard working hours for public doctors, limiting it eventually to 44 hours per week with compensation for overtime. On the face of it, working 65.6 hours per week ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/965573/public-doctors-deserve-reward-long-hours
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Swimmers not told for hours about large leak of raw sewage into the sea

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:56am by CHEUNG CHI-FAIR, Ernest Kao

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Ernest Kao Contractor 'slow to reveal' sewage leak Bathers may have been unknowingly swimming for hours in water polluted with raw sewage after officials and a contractor delayed notifying beach managers of problems at Pillar Point sewage treatment works on Monday. Under the emergency response plan for the plant, the Leisure and Cultural Services ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581292/contractor-slow-reveal-sewage-leak
  4. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG MARATHON

    Ethiopians' team tactics work a treat as Gemada Heyera savours victory

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 10:34pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Ethiopians' team tactics work a treat Late bloomer Gemada Feyera dashed the dreams of Julius Maisei- bidding to become the first man to defend the title- to win the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon yesterday. Feyera and his Ethiopian countryman, Abdisa Bedada Sori, worked perfectly as a team to first tag and then out-run Kenya's Maisei as the showpiece event once again ended ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1429097/ethiopians-team-tactics-work-treat-gemada-heyera-savours-victory
  5. Four in 10 say they work too long

    Posted Oct 20th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong, Simpson Cheung

    ... in a similar survey last year. This year's survey, which polled 1,009 employees in July and August, also found the mean working week was 48.7 hours- 21.8 per cent more than the standard 40 hours ... hotels, transport and sales. Ng suggested companies could offer flexible working hours. The Employers' Federation of Hong Kong will conduct a study and consult its members on standard working ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/728000/four-10-say-they-work-too-long
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Water quality standards at bridge defended

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung.@scmp.com Department says its relaxation of rules for work on bridge to Macau and Zhuhai is reasonable Water quality standards at bridge defended The environmental watchdog has defended its decision to relax the water quality standards for the Hong Kong section of the bridge linking the city with Zhuhai and Macau, saying that the change is both ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570814/water-quality-standards-bridge-defended
  7. Cap on working hours challenged

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Introducing standard working hours might mean low-paid workers are no longer able to work longer hours to fatten their pay packets, the head ... a reputation of being hard-working. If the standard working hours limit their working hours to eight, it may go against the will of those who want to work longer,' Chan said. Chan- a former member ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/968092/cap-working-hours-challenged
  8. 8 hours only: firm calls time on office taboo

    Posted Sep 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... if the firm is doing well will you do well. Overtime shows you're hard-working and very meticulous. What does TeamChem require from 8am to 5.30pm in return for the standard hours? During the day ... Ralph Jennings bizpost@scmp.com Sunny Han routinely worked more than 12 hours a day at Asustek Computer to manage the Taiwanese PC maker's marketing and publicity machine. He would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/978618/8-hours-only-firm-calls-time-office-taboo
  9. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    No after-work e-mails: Big European firms curb phone use outside office hours

    Posted May 27th 2014, 09:33pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Frankfurt Big companies in Germany and France wake up to impact of smartphone use by employees outside office hours; trade unions sceptical After-work e-mail halt ... and then finishing off the day's work at home, may suit some working parents. But if it brings with it a permanent increase in workload and extra hours, "it can make some employees ill", ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1520022/no-after-work-e-mails-big-european-firms-curb-phone-use-outside-office
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Cut in minimum working hours to give more families low-income benefits

    Posted May 24th 2014, 03:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com More families to qualify for low-income benefits The minimum working hours to qualify for a low-income family subsidy are to be lowered by 16 hours ... employment, is due to start next year. Those working 192 to 144 hours will receive HK$600 while those with children will get an extra HK$800 or HK$400 per child according to their working hours. Under ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519091/cut-minimum-working-hours-give-more-families-low-income-benefits

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