It's the end of the year again, and a time when some human resources managers may get nervous about one thing - how to keep their staff.Monday, 30 December, 2013, 1:39am
Hong Kong's 170,000 civil servants may gain pay rises of less than 4 per cent - short of their expectations - following the government's annual survey of private-sector pay trends, released yesterday.16 May 2013 - 4:58am 1 comment
Annual pay rises given to local workers in January averaged 4.1 per cent, down 0.4 of a percentage point from the previous year, according to an Employers' Federation of Hong Kong survey.29 Mar 2013 - 5:38am
Sidney Chau Foo-cheong, head of the government-owned Aviation Security Company (Avseco), described the increase as "catch-up pay" that would better reflect the nature of aviation security as inherently different from security work elsewhere.3 Mar 2013 - 5:14am
About 30 Civil Human Rights Front members protested outside Stanley Prison yesterday in support of activist Koo Sze-yiu, who was jailed this month for nine months for desecrating Chinese and Hong Kong flags at two separate rallies last year.18 Feb 2013 - 4:34am
Strauss-Kahn banks on out-of-court deal10 Dec 2012 - 1:28am
Lawmakers discuss hospital land grants3 Dec 2012 - 2:34am
Cathay Pacific flight attendants could take industrial action in support of their 5 per cent pay claim after management yesterday announced an average 2 per cent pay rise for Hong Kong ground staff and cabin crew.1 Dec 2012 - 3:07am
Hard-working expats add vitality to city
In his column Jake van der Kamp says expatriates who can't afford to send their children to an expensive international school should go home ("ESF sense of entitlement an antiquated school of thought", November 11). Hong Kong would lose nothing, he says.
I have no children, but I beg to differ.18 Nov 2012 - 3:49am
Hongkongers can expect their biggest pay rise in a decade next year, despite guidelines advising companies to hand out increases below the rate of inflation.
The Hong Kong Institute of Human Resources Management's poll of 85 companies last month found employees will receive an average 4.6 per cent more in their pay packets in 2013.2 Nov 2012 - 4:57am