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Working conditions in hong kong & germany Yuchen Xin 07051468 Man Yee Wang 07010257
Working conditions in hong kong & germany Yuchen Xin 07051468 Man Yee Wang 07010257
Working conditions in hong kong & germany Yuchen Xin 07051468 Man Yee Wang 07010257
Working conditions in hong kong & germany Yuchen Xin 07051468 Man Yee Wang 07010257
Working conditions in hong kong & germany Yuchen Xin 07051468 Man Yee Wang 07010257
Working conditions in hong kong & germany Yuchen Xin 07051468 Man Yee Wang 07010257
Working conditions in hong kong & germany Yuchen Xin 07051468 Man Yee Wang 07010257
Working conditions in hong kong & germany Yuchen Xin 07051468 Man Yee Wang 07010257
Working conditions in hong kong & germany Yuchen Xin 07051468 Man Yee Wang 07010257
Working conditions in hong kong & germany Yuchen Xin 07051468 Man Yee Wang 07010257
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Working conditions in hong kong & germany Yuchen Xin 07051468 Man Yee Wang 07010257

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  • 1. TheWorking Conditions in Wong Man Yee 07010257 Xin Yuchen 07051468
  • 2.  Case Studies: Hong Kong: Café de Coral Germany: Deutsche Bahn  The Role of Government  The Role of Employers  The Role of Employees  Comparison and Conclusion Wong Man Yee 07010257
  • 3. •one of the biggest fast food chain in Hong Kong •Hourly wage rise by HKD 2 – HKD 5 •Forfeit of 45-minute paid meal breaks •Café de Coral new pay scale crucial for the new minimum wage law •Public immoral act •Boycott •Measure withdrawn
  • 4.  October 26th, 2010.  1,700 railway staffs,organized by the industry unions Transnet and German Railway Civil Servants and Trainees (GDBA)  union TRANSNET: striking for a wage agreement for the whole sector  Deutsche Bahn: these strikes are inappropriate  The unions ended the strike Xin Yuchen 07051468
  • 5. GERMANY  Main Goal: “policy of full employment“ (“Vollbeschäftigung“)  Duty: to control the rate of unemployment of the working population under 1 %  The Federal Labour Court HONG KONG  Main Goal: to enhance the economic development  Duty: to address the manpower needs of the business sector, foster employment, protect labour rights through legislation  The Labour and Welfare Bureau Xin Yuchen 07051468
  • 6. GERMANY  Collective Decision  three major groups formed by the employers:  BDI: Federation of German Industry  BDA:Confederation of German Employers  DIHK: Federation of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce HONG KONG  Individual Decision  the employers adjust and determine the wages and the other welfares of the employees individually according to the economic conditions  no collective groups of employers to deal with the labour unions Xin Yuchen 07051468
  • 7. Germany Hong Kong Participation rate of workers high low Negotiation power high low Coverage of the benefits Whole sector (collective benefits) Usually company-oriented Major labor unions The German Confederation of Trade Unions (DGB) -Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HKCTU) -The Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions (FTU) Works council In medium size and big enterprises Very rare Co-determination at managerial level For example in joint stock companies (AG), limited partnerships on shares (KGaA), limited companies (GmbH) Very rare Wong Man Yee 07010257
  • 8. Termination of Employment Germany Hong Kong Employer obliged to consult the works council before every case of dismissal Termination without proper hearing of the works council is ineffective Termination should be socially justified Power of decision lies with the employers. Wong Man Yee 07010257
  • 9. Germany: Government: Policy of Full Employment Employers & Employees: Collective Agreement, Codetermination, Participation of Employees Hong Kong Government: Give the Authority to the Markt Employers & Employees: Individual Decisions Flexibility Xin Yuchen 07051468
  • 10. Germany: Government: Policy of Full Employment Employers & Employees: Collective Agreement, Codetermination, Participation of Employees Hong Kong Government: Give the Authority to the Markt Employers & Employees: Individual Decisions Flexibility Xin Yuchen 07051468

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