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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Senior Hong Kong civil servants set for special 3 per cent pay rise

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 10:59pm by Phila Siu

    ... of civil servants' pay is important to maintaining [the government's] effectiveness," said commission chairman Dr Wilfred Wong. The city has about 170,000 civil servants, of whom ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1628577/senior-hong-kong-civil-servants-set-special-3-cent-pay-rise
  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hong Kong firms expect to offer workers 4.5 per cent pay rise next year

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 02:40pm by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Average raise likely to be on par with last year's, as mainland companies head for cheaper cities Expect a pay rise of 4pc to 4.5pc: survey Hongkongers ... and the Hong Kong People Management Association. The average wage rise in the city was 4.2 to 4.5 per cent from July last year to June this year. Employees of mainland firms can expect higher raises ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1622928/hong-kong-firms-expect-offer-workers-45-cent-pay-rise-next-year
  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - LABOUR

    Rising Hong Kong construction costs require creative approach, says consultancy

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 06:33pm by Peggy Sito

    ... building costs in Hong Kong show no sign of abating, with construction inflation consistently exceeding the city's overall inflation rate, consultants say. With the sector struggling to find ... works, according to the firm. This contrasts with the city's 4.4 per cent inflation rate last year. Johnston said these costs are expected to rise further, with an estimated 7-10 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1621344/rising-hk-construction-costs-require-creative-approach-says
  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Minimum wage should rise to HK$38 an hour, says concern group

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:33am by TIMMY SUNG

    ... wage level between HK$32 and HK$33, but that the final amount had yet to be decided. It was earlier reported that employers in the city would have to fork out an extra HK$1.4 billion a year ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1620827/minimum-wage-should-rise-hk38-hour-says-concern-group
  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Extra pay of HK$3 an hour may help up to 280,000 workers, data shows

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 06:37am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Bosses won't have to dig too deep to cover rise, data shows, as minimum wage is reviewed Extra HK$3 an hour may help 280,000 workers Up to 280,000 of the city's lowest paid workers will benefit if the hourly minimum wage of HK$30 is raised to between HK$32 and HK$33, as government advisers are likely to recommend. Employers, meanwhile, would face ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1615282/extra-pay-hk3-hour-may-help-280000-workers-data-shows
  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Pools closed and beaches unsupervised as lifeguards hold public holiday strike

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 03:23am by samuel chan and shirley zhao

    ... Samuel Chan and Shirley Zhao More than 30 swimming pools and beaches are closed or without sufficient safety staff today as more than a third of the city's lifeguards strike against what they say are inadequate staffing levels. About 100 lifeguards took a dip in Victoria Harbour as part of their protest, which has left some disappointed Hongkongers who had hoped to mark ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588074/lifeguard-strike-affect-holiday-swimmers-pools-and-beaches-hit
  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Lifeguards strike and swim in protest over pay and conditions

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:12am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Pools and beaches shut down as a third of city's lifesavers walk off the job over staffing and pay Lifeguards strike makes waves Just over half of the city's 81 public swimming pools and beaches were closed or without sufficient safety staff yesterday as hundreds of lifeguards went on strike over what they said were inadequate staffing levels. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588859/lifeguards-strike-and-swim-protest-over-pay-and-conditions
  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hong Kong's street cleaners being deprived of basic employment benefits

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 05:14am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Cleaners cheated out of benefits Hong Kong's army of poorly paid street sweepers are being deprived of basic employment benefits by the government's policy of outsourcing its cleaning services. Close to 75 per cent of the city's street cleaning is carried out by five private contractors who win their tenders via a public bidding ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1597101/street-cleaners-short-term-contracts-deprived-benefits
  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Lifeguards get meeting after new strike threat

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:37am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Lifeguards get meeting after new strike threat The Leisure and Cultural Services Department has agreed to meet the city's largest lifeguard union- after threats to close down swimming pools and beaches for days at a time. Following a series of one-day actions in protest at a lack of manpower, the Hong Kong and Kowloon Lifeguards' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1596280/lifeguards-get-meeting-after-new-strike-threat
  10. News - China - LABOUR

    50 Chinese arrested in the Philippines for working illegally

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 05:02am by Raissa Robles, Minnie Chan

    ... had been working at a retail business in the capital. The rest were employed as construction workers in neighbouring Quezon City and Malabon City. Tan denied that the arrests were connected ... and an Australian and a British national working without employment permits at a power plant construction site in Davao City. Chinese without work permits are not allowed to work in the Philippines. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1577931/chinese-workers-held-philippines

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