Most employment disputes are resolved through friendly (and sometimes not so friendly) negotiations between the employer and employee
Correctly and accurately calculating annual leave and annual leave pay in accordance with the Employment Ordinance can be complex
We look at the rights and protections given to employees when personal circumstances take precedence and the changes that are on the horizon
The key protection provided to all employees under the Employment Ordinance is the right to receive payment for work done
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.
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’
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…
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.
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.
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.