Employers had better pay staff on time and in full, or they risk big fines and even jail time.Saturday, 21 June, 2008, 12:00am
At least 10 former Sing Pao Daily News employees have not received unpaid wages, their representative, Li Wai-man, said yesterday, rejecting Sing Pao claims last week that all former staff had been paid. Mr Li said most of those who were still owed money had been working in the printing department, with one owed almost HK$500,000.16 Feb 2008 - 12:00am
The labour minister will call for an interdepartmental meeting to look into ways to get the Sing Pao Daily News to settle HK$3 million in unpaid wages and Mandatory Provident Fund contributions.25 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
Former Sing Pao Daily News workers say they will ask police to investigate what has happened to provident fund contributions which they allege were deducted from their pay by the newspaper, but not paid into the Mandatory Provident Fund.21 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
A magistrate refused yesterday to reduce a fine imposed on Sing Pao Newspaper Management, which claimed to be too debt-ridden to pay it.
Instead, the court ruled the company had failed to give priority to paying the fine and was poorly managed.31 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
Sacked executive sues Sing Pao owner over wages and leave16 May 2007 - 12:00am
The magistrate who initiated a review of the HK$4,200 fine he imposed on a newspaper owner for delaying wage payments said yesterday he had not been given enough information about the case when he set the penalty earlier this week.6 Jan 2007 - 12:00am
The owners of the Sing Pao Daily News are blaming the paper's financial mess on the former management but vow to support staff and pay outstanding salaries and MPF contributions.4 May 2006 - 12:00am
Debts are piling up at the cash-strapped Sing Pao Daily News as the Mandatory Provident Fund Authority said it was preparing legal action against the newspaper for allegedly failing to pay fund contributions over the past four months.
A spokesman for the authority said yesterday the amount owed and the number of staff affected had not yet been determined.3 May 2006 - 12:00am
Authority suspects newspaper has not paid contributions since January
Debts are piling up at the cash-strapped Sing Pao Daily News as the Mandatory Provident Fund Authority (MPFA) said it was preparing legal action against the newspaper for allegedly failing to pay fund contributions over the past four months.3 May 2006 - 12:00am