Further clarifications have been announced by the Hong Kong SAR Government as employers start submitting the new subsidy scheme applications on 25 May 2020
Muddling through the new Employment Support Scheme launched by Hong Kong Government during the COVID-19 pandemic: enhancements and clarifications are expected to follow next week!
The Hong Kong government takes unprecedented measures to ensure some 1.5 million workers continue to be employed and rolls out an unprecedented HK$80 billion relief scheme
Attaining a HKSAR passport can be reasonably simple, but it can also involve complications. When questions or difficulties occur, it can be stressful and confusing.
When hit with critical illness it is important to be aware of the protections that might be afforded. In an employment context, it is also imperative that employers understand their responsibilities and that discrimination is avoided.
How to manage your Mandatory Provident Fund account in case of cancer and other terminal illness?
Everything should be done to try and make sure that the terminally ill and their loved ones are protected by employers. Scrutinization of the employment contract is crucial to understanding what paid sick leave rights are afforded.
The uncertainty regarding the enforceability of post-termination restrictions is gradually decreasing thanks to landmark cases. In particular, U.K. judgments still carry a strong impact on Hong Kong Courts.
In Hong Kong HIV status is protected as a being a disability under the Disability Discrimination Ordinance
In Hong Kong four different ordinances protect against discrimination on the grounds of sex, pregnancy, marital status, family status, disability and race.