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  1. Protests greet impasse on United pay talks

    Posted Jan 08th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... and throughout the United States. 'Flight attendants have been struggling with less pay and more time away from our families for the last seven years, while executives have taken millions [of ... Dennis Eng Talks between United Airlines flight attendants and management over better pay and benefits are expected to drag on after yesterday's deadline to hammer out a new contract ...

  2. Slice of state companies' profits to fund welfare

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... This kind of possibility is currently under discussion,' he added. The NSSF may need to compete with other government units, including the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration ... Tom Miller in Beijing State-owned enterprises are likely to be required to hand over a proportion of their profits to help fund national medical and old-age insurance schemes, a director ...

  3. New breed of managers needed for China

    Posted May 13th 2006, 12:00am by Rosheen Rodwell

    ... An American Chamber of Commerce survey last year of United States businesses in Shanghai found that the attraction and retention of middle management and senior executive talent was the number-one ... the arrival of multinationals, and the modernisation of Chinese state-owned enterprises. Employers are all chasing the same type of recruit: well educated, English-speaking, and with international ...

  4. social trends

    Posted Dec 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Reading Comprehension Answer the following questions 1. What percentage of Hong Kong's population is Generation Y? a. 32 per cent b. 25 per cent c. 20 per cent d. 50 per cent 2. Which of the following job values does Generation Y care about most? a. salary b. job satisfaction c. state-of-the-art technology d. high pensions 3. How does Generation Y's upbringing differ from ...

  5. Get sacked, lose free ticket

    Posted Apr 27th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford A Cathay Pacific flight attendant was not entitled to use free travel benefits she gained during her employment because she was sacked, a court ruled yesterday. Mr Justice Johnson Lam Man-hon, sitting in the Court of First Instance, made the ...

  6. Sick leave

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A think tank has proposed that all workers pay up to 5 per cent of their salaries towards a mandatory medical savings account scheme. Will this be enough to cover our future medical expenses? Write to us. ...

  7. 44 arrested in immigrations raids

    Posted Jan 13th 2010, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Forty-four people were arrested in a crackdown on illegal workers that was jointly launched by the Immigration Department and the police. The operation was yesterday from 3am to 6pm in the West Kowloon Region and in the districts of Kwun Tong, T ...

  8. Complaints about US job losses overblown

    Posted May 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Politicians in the United States and Europe complain that millions of developed world jobs are being stolen by China and India. They are wrong. The image of migrant workers hunched over assembly lines in Shenzhen factories, toiling 16 hours a day for a bare pittance, is a fixture in the western debate about Asia's economic rise. So is the figure of the Indian ...

  9. US and mainland labour unions in historic alliance

    Posted Jul 07th 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... spokeswoman Zhang Lu said. Foreign labour groups have historically shunned mainland unions since they are controlled by the state. However, some US union leaders have recently reached out. In May, ...

  10. Foreign workers offered a way out of tax trouble

    Posted Mar 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... concession recently approved by the State Council promises to improve enforcement of personal income tax with minimum disruption to companies' operations and cash flows, according to Ernst & Young tax partner Joseph Fu. Under a plan to be announced by the State Administration of Taxation at a conference in Dongguan today, foreign workers who file returns and settle unpaid personal ...




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