Recent news

Latest items of recent news relevant to Hong Kong as reported in our fortnightly newswire ‘Dernières nouvelles’.

Hong Kong: Reminder of employers’ duties in hot weather conditions

Due to the hot weather currently being experienced in Hong Kong, the Labour Department has issued a number of reminders to employers about the need to take action to prevent workers suffering from heat stroke …

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Hong Kong: Rise in the statutory minimum wage

The Chief Executive in Council has approved recommendations made by the Minimum Wage Commission to raise the statutory minimum wage in Hong Kong …

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Hong Kong: Statutory paternity leave approved

An amendment to the Employment Ordinance has introduced a statutory right to paternity leave for private-sector employees in Hong Kong …

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