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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Dock workers' strike stakes rise as others join the action

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu, Johnny Tam

    ... yesterday's City Forum in Victoria Park. Slamming the CTU for insisting that it would meet the contractors only if all of them showed up, he said: "With the intervention of unions ... Meanwhile, the city's 20,000 truck drivers were urged to show their support by going on sick leave today. As the strike entered its 11th day, the 500 dock workers on strike marched ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Chairman's term won't give enough time to set work hours law, says legislator

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... City Forum at Victoria Park yesterday, Lee cited a government report in November as saying that more than 300,000 of the city's workers did not get any overtime pay. That amounted ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    'We are workers, not slaves!' Hundreds of maids march on Hong Kong government HQ

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 04:28am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... are not slaves" as they marched from Victoria Park to the Indonesian consulate in Causeway Bay and on to the government headquarters in Admiralty. Outside the headquarters, they were joined by a group ... Migrants' Co-ordinating Body, blamed the government for rejecting the maids' demands. They want to scrap rules requiring them to live with their employers and to leave the city within two weeks ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Real pay marching backwards for many workers in Hong Kong

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:21am by Phila Siu

    ... that real pay rose by just 1 per cent. "Workers in Hong Kong are having a terrible time," Labour Party chairman Lee Cheuk-yan said. "Every time the city goes through a financial ... elsewhere fall to help economies adjust to external competitive pressures, wages are the primary way in which Hong Kong's price levels adjust to help the city stay competitive. According ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Striking dockers will talk to contractors if port operator attends

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... dockers set condition for resuming talks Striking dock workers say they are prepared to sit down and talk with employers, but only if the city's biggest port operator as well as the three ... The strikers each received HK$1,500 from a fund set up to support the walkout, up from the HK$1,000 they got previously. Ho said strikers, their families and supporters, would meet at Victoria Park ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Strike ends after 40 days as dockers accept 9.8pc pay rise

    Posted May 06th 2013, 07:23pm by Phila Siu and Patsy Moy

    ... and agree wage rise Striking dockers yesterday accepted a 9.8 per cent pay rise, ending one of the longest walkouts in the city's history. The deadlock was broken when four contractors pledged ... for two consecutive years April 4 Negotiations with union fail to get off the ground April 7 Strikers and thousands of supporters march from Victoria Park to government headquarters April 10 Talks ...



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