Justice Chow confirms Housing Authority’s policies on adding occupants & transferring ownership of HOS flats constituted unlawful discrimination on basis of sexual orientation
On 19 June 2021 amendments to the Sex Discrimination Ordinance came into effect extending protection prohibiting discrimination on the ground of breastfeeding
DNA data and specific measures individuals should be aware of in order to protect their privacy rights when undergoing COVID-19 or ancestry testing
Hong Kong does not recognise same-sex marriage, barring couples from many of the rights and benefits that come with legal matrimony.
Adam Hugill discusses Hong Kong’s employment laws related to discrimination on the grounds of pregnancy and practical guidance for employers and employees.
Taiwan News | Hugill & Ip continues to push its D&I agenda with the private screening of “Suk Suk 叔叔”
Hong Kong, 12 June 2020 – Since its early days, Hugill & Ip has been extremely committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace and in the community. The…
Attaining a HKSAR passport can be reasonably simple, but it can also involve complications. When questions or difficulties occur, it can be stressful and confusing.
High Court Rules That Refusing Public Housing to Married Same-sex Couple Is ‘Unlawful and Unconstitutional’
Another landmark case shows that on the issue of LGBT rights, where the legislature fears to tread, the Courts are fully prepared to uphold the core human right of freedom from discrimination.
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.
In Hong Kong the current legal protection afforded to victim of discrimination because of HIV status exists in the form of confidentiality rule and anti-discrimination law