Employment

Discrimination in the Workplace

Discrimination in the Workplace 1080 720 Adam Hugill

In Hong Kong four different ordinances protect against discrimination on the grounds of sex, pregnancy, marital status, family status, disability and race.

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LGBT Rights Progress in Hong Kong

LGBT Rights Progress in Hong Kong 1280 680 Matthew Love

A few landmark cases in hong Kong have allowed same-sex couples to apply for dependent visas, to receive spousal benefits in the civil service and to jointly file tax returns.

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Discrimination and HIV Status

Discrimination and HIV Status 1276 678 Adam Hugill

In Hong Kong you cannot be denied employment or be discriminated because of your HIV status. Such protections also extend to your associates.

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Discrimination in the Workplace

Discrimination in the Workplace 1273 678 Adam Hugill

Adam Hugill on legal protections against in Hong Kong related to sex, pregnancy, disability, family status, race. And lack of progress in legislation on sexual orientation.

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Leung v. Secretary for the Civil Service: The Court of Final Appeal Upholds Minority Rights (Again!)

Leung v. Secretary for the Civil Service: The Court of Final Appeal Upholds Minority Rights (Again!) 1200 675 Adam Hugill

Leung and QT and a handful of past cases show that on the issue of same-sex and minority rights, where the legislature fears to tread, Hong Kong Courts are fully prepared to uphold the core human rights of freedom from discrimination.

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Mental Health Issues and Employment Law in Hong Kong

Mental Health Issues and Employment Law in Hong Kong 1200 739 Adam Hugill

The delicate mental health of many Hongkongers is being deteriorated by an unhealthy office culture that supports long working hours

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Impact of the Latest Changes to Contributions to MPF Schemes and Private Health Insurance

Impact of the Latest Changes to Contributions to MPF Schemes and Private Health Insurance 1200 800 Adam Hugill

New legislation in Hong Kong is introducing additional salary tax deductions for voluntary payments to retirement funds and for taking up private health insurance

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Asian Legal Business | #MeToo Leaving its Mark on Employment Law

Asian Legal Business | #MeToo Leaving its Mark on Employment Law 1600 1006 Hugill & Ip

Since the start of the #MeToo movement, organizations throughout Asia have reported increased numbers of complaints about sexual misconduct in the workplace.

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Inclusion and Diversity as Key Factors to Build a Safe Environment for Co-workers

Inclusion and Diversity as Key Factors to Build a Safe Environment for Co-workers 1050 701 Hugill & Ip

Inclusivity happens organically when you have diversity at the top of the organization. Inclusivity gets stronger when you foster the inclusive leaders of tomorrow’s workplace.

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HR Magazine | #MeToo – Born in the West, yet a Global Phenomenon

HR Magazine | #MeToo – Born in the West, yet a Global Phenomenon 500 333 Adam Hugill

Sexual harassment is not just a problem for the West – #MeToo movement has lessons for Hong Kong and China, too!

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