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
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…
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.
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.
In Hong Kong you cannot be denied employment or be discriminated because of your HIV status. Such protections also extend to your associates.
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.
Leung v. Secretary for the Civil Service: The Court of Final Appeal Upholds Minority Rights (Again!)
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.
The delicate mental health of many Hongkongers is being deteriorated by an unhealthy office culture that supports long working hours
New legislation in Hong Kong is introducing additional salary tax deductions for voluntary payments to retirement funds and for taking up private health insurance