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  1. 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 ruling as he dismissed Vilma Fernandes' appeal against a Labour Tribunal ruling. The Court heard Ms Fernandes was sacked ...

  2. Indian workers decry no-strike ruling

    Posted Aug 08th 2003, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... Court says unions and state employees have no right to take industrial action Indian trade unionists are furious at a Supreme Court ruling declaring that neither government employees nor ... and cruel attack on workers' rights,' Supreme Court judges ruled on Wednesday that India's millions of state employees should use available mechanisms for redressing grievances. ...

  3. Social security funds illegally spent on stocks, court finds

    Posted Jun 21st 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... including money taken from the social security fund in the city's biggest corruption case. Shanghai's Supreme People's Court said 100 million yuan of funds earmarked for social security was diverted to the stock market from 2003 to last year, according to a court statement made available yesterday. Judge Zou Bihua was quoted by state media as saying that amount was part ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Top court hears Cathay dispute over attendants' holiday pay

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Airline challenges ruling that allowances and commissions should be included in holiday wage Cathay Pacific took its holiday- pay dispute with its flight attendants to the Court of Final Appeal yesterday. The airline is challenging an appeal court judgment that it should include some allowances and commissions when calculating the cabin crew's holiday pay. The dispute ...

  5. Trade unions emboldened by revision of law

    Posted Jul 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A new interpretation of the Trade Union Law by the Supreme People's Court this week is a small step towards trade union independence, academics say. But they add that more changes ... Kong-based China Labour Bulletin, said a line needed to be drawn between labour and trade union rights. 'The Supreme People's Court's interpretation only protects China's trade ...

  6. Fired pilots confident court will back them

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... It's taken more than 10 years, but the remaining 17 of the 49 pilots who were sacked en masse by Cathay Pacific in a labour dispute are confident that Hong Kong's highest court ... Correspondents' Club yesterday signing copies of his book about the episode, The 49ers - The True Story, and he was adamant they would get the right result when their case goes before the Court of Final ...

  7. Court denies Cathay's bid for appeal in row over holiday pay

    Posted Nov 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cathay Pacific suffered a blow in its wage dispute with its flight attendants yesterday when the Court of Appeal rejected its request to take a holiday pay ruling to the top court. The airline is seeking to challenge a Court of Appeal judgment in March that upheld in part a claim by flight attendants that the airline should include several commissions and allowances when ...

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    Cathay Pacific loses two long-running pay disagreements in one day

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Three stewardesses and 18 former pilots win long-fought cases against the airline Cathay Pacific Airways lost two long-running employment disputes in one day when the top court ruled ... the Court of Final Appeal ruled. Those include commissions on duty-free sales, and allowances for line duty and ground duty, which attendants earn in the air and while waiting for flights. ...

  9. Victorious 'Iron Lady' extends labour's pain

    Posted Jul 25th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vindicated by the highest court, Tamil Nadu's 'Iron Lady' - Chief Minister Jayaram Jayalalitha - appears bent on prolonging the misery of 200,000 government workers she had sacked for going on strike. The Supreme Court ruled that the strike was illegal but ordered the southern state to reinstate the dismissed employees on 'humanitarian grounds'. But three ...

  10. Cathay wins last chance to appeal in wage dispute

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Diana Lee diana.lee@scmp.com Cathay Pacific has won a final chance in the Court of Final Appeal to argue a wage dispute with flight attendants over statutory holidays. Three of the court's judges granted the airline leave to appeal on the grounds of general public importance. The court had yet to set a date to hear the appeal. Mark Strachan, counsel for Cathay Pacific, had ...




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