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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hongkong International Terminals dockers offered 10pc pay rise

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Dockers offered 10pc pay rise Dock workers at Hongkong International Terminals (HIT), the port operator hit by a five-week strike over wages last year, could ... which led last year's strike, said the offer was unacceptable as the "incentive income" was discretionary. The union called for a base pay rise of no less than 9.8 per cent. Last ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Port operator's pay guarantee to dockers

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:05am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Company to ensure subcontractors cough up more than inflation rate of 4.3 per cent- as union says strike deal promised double digits Port operator's pay ... of last year's strike. Hongkong International Terminals (HIT) also warned its subcontractors that their contracts may not be renewed if they were found to have failed to treat their workers ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Striking dockers set up camp on Li Ka-shing's doorstep

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 10:53am by Phila Siu, Joyce Man and Tanna Chong

    ... dispute to Li Ka-shing's front door Striking dockers stepped up their action yesterday, moving base to Li Ka-shing's office building at the Cheung Kong Center to urge Asia's richest ... upon Gerry Yim Lui-fai to come out and talk to the dockers," said strike organiser Stanley Ho Wai-hong of the Union of Hong Kong Dockers. We are besieging the Cheung Kong Center because ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Labour chief meets Hong Kong's striking dockers in bid to end 26-day strike

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu and Stuart Lau

    ... Phila Siu and Stuart Lau Matthew Cheung calls their first sit-down constructive, but union is less impressed Labour chief meets striking dockers Secretary for Labour and Welfare Matthew Cheung Kin-chung met dockers for the first time yesterday in an apparent attempt to put an end to their 26-day strike. Speaking after the two-hour meeting, Cheung said it had been ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Sacked dockers cry foul over 'unfair' dismissal

    Posted May 29th 2013, 07:30pm by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Workers claim they were sacked over minor breaches, in what the union calls a retaliation against their participation in the 40-day strike Dockers cry foul over their 'unfair' dismissal Three dockers have been laid off unfairly after they took part in a 40-day strike at the Kwai Tsing Container Terminals, the Union of Hong Kong Dockers claims. The union, which ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LOGISTICS

    Kwai Tsing port business suffers 'huge' 11pc drop from dockers' strike

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Container volume also hit at other ports here as shippers bypassed city, says freight association Kwai Tsing port business falls 11pc from strike The longest strike in Hong Kong's history caused a "huge" drop of almost 11 per cent in container volume at the Kwai Tsing Container Terminals last month. Port operator Hongkong International ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Contractors make striking Hong Kong dockers 9.8pc 'last offer'

    Posted May 04th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu, Stuart Lau

    ... bid to bring an end to the dockers' strike, which enters its 38th day today. The contractors - Everbest Port Services, Pui Kee Stevedore Company, Lem Wing Transportation and Comcheung Human Resources - said they would not engage in more talks over the pay dispute. The striking dockers, who earlier demanded a 20 per cent rise but later softened their stance to ask for "a ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Striking dockers make surprise march to Government House

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam, Jolie Ho and Stuart Lau

    ... Johnny Tam, Jolie Ho and Stuart Lau Dockers and their supporters turn up in their thousands to protest chief executive's inaction Surprise march to Government House The striking ... in Central, where hundreds of strikers and their supporters had earlier gathered for their second public rally. Strike organiser Stanley Ho Wai-hong, of the Union of Hong Kong Dockers, claimed 3,000 ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    Non-striking dockers challenge strikers' work conditions claims

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 09:13pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit yingkit.lai@scmp.com Non-striking dock workers on Monday challenged striking dockers’ claims about working conditions in the Kwai Tsing container terminals, saying what they faced was not as dire as the strikers claim. Three workers who have not participated in the three-week strike spoke about their work experiences during a press conference on Monday arranged ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Striking dockers set to escalate action

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 06:46pm by PHILA SIU AND GARY CHEUNG

    ... Phila Siu and Gary Cheung Unhappy strikers say they have plans ready to go and other workers ready to walk if contractors don't come to the party on wage rises today Striking dockers set to escalate action Striking dockers vowed action with the effect of a "nuclear bomb" if talks with contractors in the dispute over their pay and conditions break down today. ...




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