Economic upturn, department stores and accordingly the amount to enhance the business, many companies have recorded growth. Federation of Trade Unions survey found that 57.7% of the interviewees of the department store employees with pay freezes, nearly 16% of them even salary cuts. Low-paid employees in supermarkets and chain stores the most significant problem, 55.6% of respondents were less than 25 per hourly; 11.1% of people is only 20 dollars. Unions require employers to pay employees more than 6%, and put down a minimum wage salary for the 33.
58% of respondents pay freeze
Federation of Trade Unions under the Hong Kong Department Stores, Commercial Staff General Union in February this year, visit the 361 retail industry, 55% of the respondents said they have increased business, of which 33.6% growth in the company's business more than 10%; only 16.4% by respondents said that business back. Although most respondents to improve the company's business, the survey found that only 26.4% of respondents were salary; 57.7% of respondents were freeze; more have been reduced 15.9% of respondents.