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
The lack of a mandatory data breach notification provides an additional difficulty to pursue remedies – proposals to amend the PDPO will address such issues
When can we expect proposed amendments of the PDPO, if passed, to enhance the protection of personal data privacy in Hong Kong?
Hong Kong companies’ privacy awareness rises, strengthening training to enhance protections.
HR Magazine spoke with Adam Hugill for advice on what HR should be aware of legally in terms of the new requirements for paid statutory maternity leave, and handling leave during WFH, quarantine and in times of limited businesses.
The Employment (Amendment) Ordinance 2020 increases the period of paid statutory maternity leave from 10 weeks to 14 weeks
New arrangements have been put in place for Hong Kong non-permanent residents – who are currently outside Hong Kong – and whose visas have expired or will expire soon
Steps forward have been implemented on statutory maternity and paternity leave in Hong Kong
A step forward for LGBT rights with Hong Kong Courts granting equal treatment under its succession laws. Last year Edgar Ng Hon-lam applied for a judicial review upon learning that the matrimonial home he owns could not be passed to his husband in case he died intestate.