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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

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

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

    ... Wing Street, Fuk Wa Street and Apliu Street. And still she receives no long-term employee benefits. The mother-of-three earns HK$7,500 a month, working 81/2 hours a day, six days a week. She spends hours on the streets pushing a two-metre-long cart, cleaning and sorting rubbish. "It's hard work of course, but I've got used to it after so many years," she said, ...

  2. News - China - LABOUR

    Workers for Taiwan firm that supplies Apple end strike over cuts to bonus

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 01:28pm by He Huifeng, Lawrence Chung

    ... for a better base pay." Wintek is a long-time supplier to Apple, but it was not immediately clear who the factories' main customers were. The California-based tech giant lists a Wintek ...

  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

    ... the public holiday with a swim. Lawmakers "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung and Lee Cheuk-yan also joined the lifeguards in their swimming protest. Some 11 swimming pools are "seriously ...

  4. News - China - LABOUR

    Strikes see a new breed of labour activists: management

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 04:42am by Reuters

    ... the mainland's biggest strike in decades last month was a new player in labour activism: management. A previously unpublished account from inside the strike at Taiwanese shoe manufacturer Yue Yuen in Dongguan shows that supervisors were the first to challenge senior plant leaders about the social insurance contributions that became the focus of the dispute. Hong Kong-listed Yue Yuen Industrial ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Should Hong Kong’s employees have the legal right to ask for flexible working terms?

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 12:46pm by Phila Siu

    ... first, labour sector lawmaker Tang said: "So many people … work long hours. They don't have time to be with their children." He is calling for a maximum working week of 44 hours ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Lifeguard strike closes beaches, pools

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:50am by Lai Ying-kit, NRIAN YAP, CALVIN LIU

    ... working long hours and increased the risk of accidents. Lifesaving services were suspended at Butterfly Beach in Tuen Mun and Anglers' Beach in Tsuen Wan. The red flag, indicating swimming ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    MTR staff launch protest against 'disappointing' pay rise

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:30am by Ada Lee

    ... staging any action. The Professionals Union's Wong Yuen-wood said the average 5.25 per cent pay rise would barely offset inflation. Many of the company's vacancies were not filled ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Wanted: 240 new prison guards as older ones retire

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 05:16am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... in the latest Audit Report for using 382 days to fill a position. This time, to shorten the long hiring process, the department will deploy more staff in the assessment and hiring stages of its upcoming ...

  9. News - China - LABOUR

    Guangdong collective bargaining proposal seen as bellwether for China

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:13am by Mimi Lau

    ... that many say have hurt Guangdong's economy, and that it would advance labour rights throughout China. In the spring, as many as 40,000 workers laid down their tools at Yue Yuen Industrial ... began to feel they were being shut out of the nation's powerful growth. The strike in April compelled Yue Yuen, a Taiwanese footwear giant, to reimburse workers after shortchanging many ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hong Kong to be 118,000 workers short by 2022, government forecasts

    Posted May 20th 2014, 04:04am by Phila Siu

    ... 94,100 with a senior secondary education, and 55,700 people with a junior secondary education or less. "There have been voices for so long saying we need more subsidised first-degree places and fewer self-financed sub-degrees. The projection has shown that the current policy is leading to a manpower mismatch," said education sector lawmaker Ip Kin-yuen. The study also forecast ...




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