Tuesday, October 6, 2015   

Unions back extension of retirement age
(07-21 16:32)

Civil service unions have expressed general support for proposals to extend the retirement age beyond 60.
But speaking at a public hearing of the Legislative Council's Panel on Public Service, several groups said they were concerned about the proposals' implementation.
According to the government's public consultation, the retirement age for new recruits would be extended by five years.
Incumbent staff could also be retained beyond 60, but only at the discretion of department heads.
The Federation of Trade Unions lawmaker, Tang Ka-piu, said this system could work against lower-ranked staff, who would like to remain employed, but were unlikely to be as they could be replaced easily. --RTHK   
Other Hong Kong breaking news:
John Tsang begins US visit (2 mins ago)
Politics not at play in Donald Tsang prosecution, Leung says (27 mins ago)
Arts hub museum chief steps down (10-05 19:56)
Selina Tsang stands by her man (10-05 15:54)
Turmoil follows Donald Tsang into retirement (10-05 15:42)
Donald Tsang says his conscience is clear (10-05 15:08)
Tsang says public should keep hands off HKU appointments (10-05 13:33)
Pedophile tutor jailed (10-05 13:18)
Tsang to appear in court at 2:30pm (10-05 13:03)
Shenzhen flat allegation puts Donald Tsang in the dock (10-05 12:53)

More breaking news >>

© 2015 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.