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  1. Unpaid boys working in harsh conditions at Shaanxi factory

    Posted Jul 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui A quilt factory in Shaanxi's Qishan county was caught using juvenile workers who were forced to work 12 hours a day without pay for nearly six months. The labour ... workers of 'a very young age' working without any protective equipment in a processing room full of dust and cotton fibre, he said. A long period of exposure to the cotton could lead ...

  2. Business - Companies - LABOUR

    Apple, Hon Hai improve labour conditions at key mainland plants

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Three biggest iPhone and iPad mainland plants have improved working conditions after a series of suicides and accidents, US audit finds Apple, Hon Hai doing their bit to make it work Apple and its primary manufacturing contractor, Hon Hai Precision Industry, have made "steady progress" in trimming working hours and boosting safety measures ...

  3. Elderly should not have to endure cage-home conditions

    Posted Sep 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the elderly. Hongkongers need to speak out about this social issue and press the government to act. This would not be a prosperous city without the endeavours of the elderly during their working lives. They contributed so much to this society and they should not have to live in these conditions. They deserve to be treated with dignity and be able to leave these cage homes. Crystal Leung, Yuen Long ...

  4. Suspicious deaths of inmates spur crackdown on prison conditions

    Posted Apr 01st 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Law enforcement authorities will crack down on conditions in detention centres and prisons across the mainland starting today, vowing that there will be no more suspicious deaths ... The ministry said law enforcers should improve their work ethic and be more aware of laws and respect for rights, which it described as some of the chief failings of the police force. It said police ...

  5. Differing views on conditions faced by domestic helpers

    Posted Jul 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... simplifications...ill-conceived allegations'? I beg to differ, Mr Lam. K. Smith, Mid-Levels Recently we again saw stories about the 'poor' domestic helpers who have to work so hard. Employing ourselves two ... of the first questions which pops up is whether 'mam' is working. The reason behind this is simple, if 'mam' is working they can do whatever they like during the daytime ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Four refugees, torture claimant seek ruling on right to work in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... panel, speculated yesterday whether the Immigration Department could let a person enter the city on the condition that he could not work, so as to protect the labour market. The government has ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Four refugees and a torture claimant take their fight for jobs to the Court of Appeal Stranded refugees seek right to work Four refugees and a successful ...

  7. Social workers under duress

    Posted Aug 01st 2005, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Patsy Moy

    ... to handle the thorniest cases which have reached 'critical' condition. 'As a matter of fact, it would be more effective if social workers could do better counselling work in the first place to 'cure' the family problems at an early stage, to keep them from becoming 'critical condition'.' He criticised the department for requiring a lot ...

  8. Quality of work is beside the point in right of abode for domestic helpers

    Posted Aug 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in their home country, or in any of the other places that allow them to enter to work as domestics. Apart from higher wages, they also enjoy more holidays and better living conditions. Our government ... for the government as well as households presently employing domestic helpers. When foreign domestic helpers enter Hong Kong, they are clearly informed of the conditions under which they can come and work ...

  9. Work together with disabled people

    Posted Jan 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... there is a variety of equipment to help them to adapt to working conditions, increasing their efficiency. The best way to stop this discrimination is to work with the disabled. Then we can understand them ...

  10. 'We can't contain our anger any longer'

    Posted Jun 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... on the mainland, in imitation of pro-democracy uprisings in the Arab world, recently called on migrant workers to strike from June 15-25 for better working condition and pay, and the right to have ... pay and more respect. People working for Simone Limited at the Hualong plant in Meishan village halted production on Monday in protest over what they described as a 'harsh working ...




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