Panel on Manpower

Meeting on Thursday, 17 May 2007, from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building

Further Updated Agenda

I.Confirmation of minutes of previous meeting
(2:30 pm - 2:35 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1829/06-07
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)1830/06-07 on 16.5.2007)

-Minutes of meeting held on 19 April 2007

II.Proposal to undertake an overseas duty visit
(2:35 pm - 2:40 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1828/06-07(01)
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)1857/06-07 on 15.5.2007)

-Paper prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

III.Date of next meeting and items for discussion
(2:40 pm - 2:45 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1828/06-07(02)
(issued on 11.5.2007)

-List of follow-up actions

LC Paper No. CB(2)1828/06-07(03)
(issued on 11.5.2007)

-List of outstanding items for discussion

IV.Proposal for introduction of legislation for a minimum wage and related preparatory work - statutory minimum wage for cleaning workers and security guards
(2:45 pm - 4:15 pm)

List of deputations attending the meeting

  1. The Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1890/06-07(01) (Chinese version only)
    (issued on 16.5.2007)

  2. Federation of Hong Kong Industries
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1883/06-07(01) (Chinese version only)
    (issued on 16.5.2007)

  3. Transport and Logistics Workers Union
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1828/06-07(04) (Chinese version only)
    (issued on 11.5.2007)

  4. Employers' Federation of Hong Kong
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1884/06-07(01) (English version only)
    (issued on 16.5.2007)

  5. Cleaning Workers Union
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1847/06-07(01) (Chinese version only)
    (issued on 14.5.2007)

    LC Paper No. CB(2)1891/06-07(01) (Chinese version only)

  6. The Federation of Hong Kong and Kowloon Labour Unions
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1847/06-07(02) (Chinese version only)
    (issued on 14.5.2007)

  7. Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1883/06-07(02) (Chinese version only)
    (issued on 16.5.2007)

  8. Hong Kong Small and Medium Enterprises Association
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1828/06-07(05) (Chinese version only)
    (issued on 11.5.2007)

  9. Hong Kong Building Management and Security Workers General Union
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1828/06-07(06) (Chinese version only)
    (issued on 11.5.2007)

  10. Catering and Hotels Industries Employees General Union
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1828/06-07(07) (Chinese version only)
    (issued on 11.5.2007)

  11. Concerning CSSA Review Alliance
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1828/06-07(08) (Chinese version only)
    (issued on 11.5.2007)

  12. Clothing Industry, Clerical and Retail Trade Employees General Union
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1857/06-07(01) (Chinese version only)
    (issued on 15.5.2007)

  13. Hong Kong Women Workers' Association
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1857/06-07(02) (Chinese version only)
    (issued on 15.5.2007)

  14. The Hong Kong General Union of Security & Property Management Industry Employees
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1891/06-07(02) (Chinese version only)

  15. Hong Kong Environmental Services and Logistics Employees Association

  16. Cleaning Service Industry Workers Union
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1891/06-07(03) (Chinese version only)

  17. The Hong Kong Chamber of Small and Medium Business Ltd.
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1891/06-07(04) (Chinese version only)
Written submissions from organisations not attending the meeting

LC Paper No. CB(2)1828/06-07(09)
(Chinese version only)(issued on 11.5.2007)

-Submission from The Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong

LC Paper No. CB(2)1828/06-07(10)
(Chinese version only)(issued on 11.5.2007)

-Submission from The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce

LC Paper No. CB(2)1828/06-07(11)
(Chinese version only)(issued on 11.5.2007)

-Joint submission from Neighbourhood and Worker's Service Centre, Hong Kong Cleaning Workers Association and Estate Management and Security Employees Union

Other relevant papers

LC Paper No. CB(2)1828/06-07(12)
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)1853/06-07 on 14.5.2007)

-Paper provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)1857/06-07(03)
(issued on 15.5.2007)

-Supplementary information provided by the Administration on enterprises/ organisations which have pledged support for the Wage Protection Movement

*V.Resource Strategy for the Qualifications Framework
(4:15 pm - 4:50 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1828/06-07(13)
(issued on 11.5.2007)

-Paper provided by the Administration

VI.Review of the Continuing Education Fund
(4:50 pm - 5:25 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1828/06-07(14)
(issued on 11.5.2007)

-Paper provided by the Administration

VII.Any other business
(5:25 pm - 5:30 pm)

* All other Hon Members of LegCo are invited to attend the discussion of this item

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
17 May 2007