Employment

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

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

Employment Focus Week: In Health and in Sickness

Employment Focus Week: In Health and in Sickness 611 408 Adam Hugill

We look at the rights and protections given to employees when personal circumstances take precedence and the changes that are on the horizon

Employment Focus Week: Wages, Bonuses and Deductions

Employment Focus Week: Wages, Bonuses and Deductions 927 740 Adam Hugill

The key protection provided to all employees under the Employment Ordinance is the right to receive payment for work done

Employment Focus Week: Employees Are Special!

Employment Focus Week: Employees Are Special! 1393 879 Adam Hugill

Employment law is ubiquitous. Our Employment Focus Week aims to provide an overview of the obligations owed by employers and the rights that are granted to employees.

Reinstatement or Re-engagement: Adding Teeth to the Employment Ordinance?

Reinstatement or Re-engagement: Adding Teeth to the Employment Ordinance? 926 520 Adam Hugill

The Employment (Amendment) (No.2) Ordinance comes into force on 19 Oct 2018 and gives some teeth to the under used remedy of ‘reinstatement’ or ‘re-engagement’

Product Liability and Artificial Intelligence

Product Liability and Artificial Intelligence 1600 900 Christopher Hooley

The law always has difficulty keeping pace with advances in technology – product liability is no exception. There is much established law on product liability for traditional products but what has…

Give Me My Personal Data!

Give Me My Personal Data! 1200 677 Carmen Tang

Your company may have collected, held, processed or used the personal data of employees or other individuals – learn how to handle their requests for a copy.

Uncertain Distinction Between Employees and Independent Contractors

Uncertain Distinction Between Employees and Independent Contractors 1602 900 Adam Hugill

In the event of a dispute, usually regarding pay, benefits, dismissal or following a work place accident, the actual status of the worker can become extremely contentious.

Vicarious Liability: A Pitfall for Employers

Vicarious Liability: A Pitfall for Employers 800 450 Adam Hugill

The Hong Kong Employment Ordinance is silent on the matter of vicarious responsibility but, given it is a common law issue, Hong Kong employers are bound by it and should be conscious of its scope and application.

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