Panel on Manpower

Meeting on Thursday, 21 June 2007, from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building

Updated Agenda

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

LC Paper No. CB(2)2174/06-07
(to follow)

-Minutes of meeting held on 17 May 2007

II.Outline of research study on minimum wage systems in selected places
(2:35 pm - 2:40 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)2173/06-07(01)
(issued on 15.6.2007)

-Research outline prepared by the Research and Library Services Division

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

LC Paper No. CB(2)2173/06-07(02)
(issued on 15.6.2007)

-List of follow-up actions

LC Paper No. CB(2)2173/06-07(03)
(issued on 15.6.2007)

-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)

Meeting with academics

  1. Professor HO Lok-sang
    Professor, Department of Economics, Lingnan University
    LC Paper No. CB(2)2160/06-07(01)
    (issued on 13.6.2007)

  2. Professor Francis T. LUI
    Professor, Department of Economics and
    Director, Center for Economic Development
    Hong Kong University of Science & Technology

  3. Dr CHAN Wing-chiu, Andy
    Associate Professor, Department of Management & Marketing,
    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    LC Paper No. CB(2)2204/06-07(01)
    (English version attached, Chinese version to follow)

Written submissions from academics not attending the meeting

LC Paper No. CB(2)2160/06-07(02)
(English version issued on 13.6.2007, Chinese version to follow)

-Submission from Dr LUI Hon-kwong, Associate Professor, Department of Marketing & International Business, Lingnan University

LC Paper No. CB(2)2204/06-07(02)
(English version attached, Chinese version to follow)

-Submission from Dr Larry BAUM, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

* V.Funding requirements of the Pneumoconiosis Ex Gratia Scheme
(4:15 pm - 4:50 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)2173/06-07(04)
(issued on 15.6.2007)

-Paper provided by the Administration

VI.Hong Kong's Occupational Safety Performance in 2006
(4:50 pm - 5:25 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)2173/06-07(05)
(issued on 15.6.2007)

-Paper provided by the Administration

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

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

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
18 June 2007