All visitors to Hong Kong that do not have the right of abode will be subject to a condition of stay. Any contravention is a criminal offence, resulting in a fine and even imprisonment.
Steps forward have been implemented on statutory maternity and paternity leave in Hong Kong
Chris Hooley and Adam Hugill discuss team moves from both perspectives, looking at fidelity and fiduciary duties, contractual obligations of employees, real-life examples.
Hong Kong has implemented no legislation to assure that adoptive parents are afforded the time off work, however there are some positive developments about increasing maternity/paternity leave.
During the pandemic employers & staff have had to adapt to create safe working environments. Here are brief insights into global employment rules on remote working.
In a region as culturally and legally diverse as APAC, managing a Reduction in Force (RIF) can be challenging.
Businesses should be fully aware of their existing rights and obligations with IT service providers and clients to ensure that they are not running into legal issues that may have severe impacts on business operation.
Adam Hugill discusses Hong Kong’s employment laws related to discrimination on the grounds of pregnancy and practical guidance for employers and employees.
The scheme established by the HK SAR Government during the COVID-19 pandemic to support employers opens applications from 31 August 2020 and covers the September-November period
Margaret Wo and Adam Hugill on sexual harassment, what’s considered inappropriate behaviour and protections afforded by Hong Kong’s Sex Discrimination Ordinance.