Media Contact For Immediate Release
Amy Ho 10:10 a.m. 04 March, 2017
Marketing Communication Manager of Hotel ICON
Tel: (+852) 3400 1189
Statement on Strike Occurred at Hotel ICON
Hong Kong SAR, CHINA – 04 March, 2017 – There has been a confirmed employee strike that occurred among Mainland China, Singapore and Hong Kong, including Hotel ICON 08:00 a.m. this morning raised highly concerns. This unauthorized 24-hour strike involved cleanser and janitor staffs, who demands a 50% increase on salary. Hotel ICON is following all the rules and laws and that our hiring practices are fair and our salaries competitive, all cleaning staff salaries above the minimum wage all the time. Labor Department has already issued announcement to request protesters immediately stop their unlawful action and return to their workplace.
Hotel ICON and Workers’ Union are working together on continuous investigation for more information. The related follow-up information will release once any further findings available.
For the past years since Hotel ICON founded, we have always maintained a good relationship with our employees and dedicated to the satisfaction of all the employees, ensuring competitive salaries and staff welfare. Workers’ Union is also formed to care for what our employees require. So we are taking this incident very seriously. The Workers’ Union is taking urgent meeting to discuss what we could do for them and specialists are appointed to talk with them in person.