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Employment Focus Week: Wages, Bonuses and Deductions

Employment Focus Week: Wages, Bonuses and Deductions 927 740 Adam Hugill

The key protection provided to all employees under the Employment Ordinance is the right to receive payment for work done

Employment Focus Week: Employees Are Special!

Employment Focus Week: Employees Are Special! 1393 879 Adam Hugill

Employment law is ubiquitous. Our Employment Focus Week aims to provide an overview of the obligations owed by employers and the rights that are granted to employees.

Reinstatement or Re-engagement: Adding Teeth to the Employment Ordinance?

Reinstatement or Re-engagement: Adding Teeth to the Employment Ordinance? 926 520 Adam Hugill

The Employment (Amendment) (No.2) Ordinance comes into force on 19 Oct 2018 and gives some teeth to the under used remedy of ‘reinstatement’ or ‘re-engagement’

Uncertain Distinction Between Employees and Independent Contractors

Uncertain Distinction Between Employees and Independent Contractors 1602 900 Adam Hugill

In the event of a dispute, usually regarding pay, benefits, dismissal or following a work place accident, the actual status of the worker can become extremely contentious.

Vicarious Liability: A Pitfall for Employers

Vicarious Liability: A Pitfall for Employers 800 450 Adam Hugill

The Hong Kong Employment Ordinance is silent on the matter of vicarious responsibility but, given it is a common law issue, Hong Kong employers are bound by it and should be conscious of its scope and application.

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