Employment

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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Hong Kong Reviews the Minimum Wage Amount Taking Effect from 1 May 2019

Hong Kong Reviews the Minimum Wage Amount Taking Effect from 1 May 2019 829 500 Adam Hugill

The debate about the minimum wage in Hong Kong was intended to devise an optimal statutory regime to forestall excessively low wages. Some progress has been made, but not enough according to some.

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Healthy Habits within the Workplace

Healthy Habits within the Workplace 611 408 Hugill & Ip

An active approach should happen throughout the day, no matter if at home, in the office or when engaging in physical activities outdoor or at the gym

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Employment Focus Week: Enforcing Your Rights

Employment Focus Week: Enforcing Your Rights 550 380 Adam Hugill

Most employment disputes are resolved through friendly (and sometimes not so friendly) negotiations between the employer and employee

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Employment Focus Week: The Annual Leave Minefield

Employment Focus Week: The Annual Leave Minefield 408 612 Adam Hugill

Correctly and accurately calculating annual leave and annual leave pay in accordance with the Employment Ordinance can be complex

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