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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Fast-track plan to hire foreign workers for construction projects after rail link delay

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 11:40pm by Tanna Chong and Shirley Zhao

    ... the requirements include the high-speed railway, the HK$83 billion Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge and the HK$120 billion plan to develop new towns in the northeast New Territories. Last September, the MTR ... shortages were given as one of the reasons behind the two-year delay to the HK$67 billion high-speed railway linking Hong Kong and Guangzhou. If the plan goes ahead, it will mark a departure from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1487667/government-consider-directly-importing-foreign-workers-selected
  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Not enough engineers to go around

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... building 75,000 public rental flats in the next five years. This is in addition to several huge projects including new MTR lines, the cross-border express railway and the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau ... projects to come, some of the city's engineering companies are already reporting a 20 per cent shortage of staff, says the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. Institution president Choy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1134641/not-enough-engineers-go-around
  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Injured workers, and widows, face long wait for payouts

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... steel caisson, a large pipe used to form foundations for bridges, during reclamation for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge project near Chek Lap Kok airport. "We were pulling the metal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1224911/injured-workers-and-widows-face-long-wait-payouts
  4. Business - Economy - LABOUR

    Chinese graduates deepen hi-tech inroads

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 01:17am by BLOOM

    ... years old, Zhang Xi has studied at an elite American university, worked for an investment bank in Hong Kong and an oil company in Beijing and now may launch an internet startup with two friends. ... to worry about: a generation of workers able to compete in higher-technology endeavours. The aim is to develop service industries and shift from producing simple exports- often assembled from parts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1486330/chinese-graduates-deepen-hi-tech-inroads
  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    60pc of helpers verbally abused, survey finds

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 04:10am by Phila Siu, Stuart Lau

    ... Phila Siu and Stuart Lau 60pc of helpers verbally abused, survey finds The majority of foreign domestic helpers in Hong Kong have been verbally abused by their bosses, while 7 per cent ... which found that 18 per cent suffered physical abuse and 6 per cent sexual abuse. Yesterday, an Indonesian helper who came to Hong Kong in February recalled how she was abused by her former ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1492038/60pc-helpers-verbally-abused-survey-finds
  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Dockers lukewarm on HIT pay offer: union

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 05:19am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Dockers lukewarm on HIT pay offer: union Port operator Hongkong International Terminals (HIT) claims nearly all of the 3,000 contracted dock workers at the Kwai Tsing Container Terminals have agreed to its pay rise proposal of 10.1 per cent. But Stanley Ho Wai-hong, general secretary of the Union of Hong Kong Dockers, disputed the claim, saying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1482428/dockers-lukewarm-hit-pay-offer-union
  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Young Chinese more driven than their Western peers

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:08am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Asia's 'millennials' are keen to work abroad and climb career ladder, international study finds Young Chinese more driven than Western peers Lazy, demanding and too idealistic- it's a common conception of &qu ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1479270/chinese-millennials-more-ambitious-western-peers-study-suggests
  8. 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 see their pay go up by 10.1 per cent from next month. Base salaries ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1481062/hongkong-international-terminals-dockers-offered-10pc-pay-rise
  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Erwiana finishes helping police with 'abuse' case and heads home

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:08am by Ada Lee

    ... relating to unpaid wages and holidays owing. Tsang said these charges would be handled separately. Sringatin, a spokeswoman for the committee, called on the Hong Kong and Indonesian governments ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1479390/allegedly-abused-indonesian-helper-erwiana-finishes-helping-police
  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Domestic helpers forced to pay agencies '20 times legal rate'

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Helpers pay '20 times' legal rate to agencies Nearly half of foreign domestic helpers have paid their job agencies more than Hong Kong laws allow, in some cases overpaying by more than 20 times the standard rate, a study shows. And more than a fifth of employers find their workers do not meet promised levels of experience and language ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1466506/foreign-helpers-paid-agencies-more-20-times-legal-rate-study-shows

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