Adam Hugill joins panel of legal and Human Resources pros with Employment Law perspective on issues employers / employees are facing during COVID-19 pandemic.
Adam Hugill discusses guidance for employers / employees on the Employment Ordinance, hiring & managing employees, termination, protection of business assets.
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.
How to manage your Mandatory Provident Fund account in case of cancer and other terminal illness?
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.
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.