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Federation of Trade Unions

Dockers' unions upset at unchanged pay offer

Contractors' negotiations with pro-government unions bore no fruit yesterday, with one union calling a halt to the meeting as it said the contractors offered "nothing new".

Saturday, 13 April, 2013, 5:36am

Hong Kong dock worker strike muddied by politics

The strike by dock workers at Kwai Tsing has caught international attention, as much for its impact on the region's container traffic as the rarity of such a long-running labour dispute in Hong Kong's free market economy.

10 Apr 2013 - 3:20am 2 comments

Dockers' strike falls flat over unions' lack of unity

As the strike drags on at Kwai Tsing, it appears the dockers are struggling to get union support for their fight for more pay - revealing the fractured state of the city's two key labour rights groups.

8 Apr 2013 - 5:21am 1 comment

Legco candidates spar over education debate

“Super seat” candidates sparred over the national education programme on Monday morning, as the plan’s opponents continued to camp outside government headquarters.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

New homes

Do you agree with the Federation of Trade Unions that the government should consider switching flats being built under the My Home Purchase Scheme to the Home Ownership Scheme?

15 Aug 2012 - 1:51am

Tung Chung pays high price for food, union survey finds

Tung Chung residents are feeling the pinch of inflation, spending as much as HK$88.50 at wet markets for food for a meal in July, 6.6 per cent more than the citywide average price in June, a survey has found.

11 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Union wants allowance residency rule scrapped

8 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Union praises 'sincere' bus bosses

9 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

89pc want HOS scheme revived

Nearly 90 per cent of people are in favour of subsidised homes being built, a survey has found.

A number of government measures were unveiled last week to cool the property market. These included increasing stamp duty on non-luxury flats and banning the resale of unfinished units.

26 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Uncontested by-elections still a win, Eu says

The Civic Party will declare a walkover if rivals do not contest the polls and its candidates are re-elected without ballots being cast, its leader, Audrey Eu Yuet-mee, said yesterday.

18 Feb 2010 - 12:00am