Employment

HR Magazine | HR Uncovered: Rapidly Adapting Teams & Work Environments

HR Magazine | HR Uncovered: Rapidly Adapting Teams & Work Environments 1082 609 Hugill & Ip

Live online stream of the panel organised by HR Magazine with a group of legal and Human Resources professionals discussing the coronavirus emergency and giving advice on how to build…

Podcast – S1E2: Employment: Practical Guidance to Hong Kong Employment Law Issues

Podcast – S1E2: Employment: Practical Guidance to Hong Kong Employment Law Issues 1200 800 Hugill & Ip

Adam Hugill discusses guidance for employers / employees on the Employment Ordinance, hiring & managing employees, termination, protection of business assets.

Disability Discrimination and Cancer

Disability Discrimination and Cancer 1200 900 Adam Hugill

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.

Early Withdrawal of MPF When Suffering From Cancer

Early Withdrawal of MPF When Suffering From Cancer 1920 1271 Adam Hugill

How to manage your Mandatory Provident Fund account in case of cancer and other terminal illness?

Medical Leave: Rights and Protections of the Terminally Ill

Medical Leave: Rights and Protections of the Terminally Ill 1200 800 Adam Hugill

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.

Increasing the Enforceability of Post-Termination Restrictions

Increasing the Enforceability of Post-Termination Restrictions 1080 718 Adam Hugill

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.

Taylor Vinters | Hong Kong: Recognition of same-sex marriages in connection with employment rights and entitlements

Taylor Vinters | Hong Kong: Recognition of same-sex marriages in connection with employment rights and entitlements 1600 1006 Adam Hugill

Although Hong Kong boasts that it is Asia’s World City, in many respects it has fallen behind most developed jurisdictions, not least on the issue of protection from discrimination and…

Protection from Discrimination and HIV Status

Protection from Discrimination and HIV Status 1800 1200 Adam Hugill

In Hong Kong HIV status is protected as a being a disability under the Disability Discrimination Ordinance

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.

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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