Resourcing

Recruitment, training, employment contracts, post-termination non-compete clauses, varying a contract of employment.

Hong Kong :: Varying the employment contract

Employers may not unilaterally vary the terms of an employment contract unless the contract expressly states that they may …

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Hong Kong :: Recruitment

It is prohibited for an employer to discriminate against prospective employees on the grounds of gender, marital status, pregnancy, disability, family status, race, descent, colour, or national or ethnic origin, as it is during the course of the employment relationship …

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Hong Kong :: Independent contractors

Contractors do not have the same protections that employees have under employment laws …

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Hong Kong :: Hiring workers with disabilities

Hong Kong’s Labour Department offers much guidance on employing people with disabilities and also runs the Work Orientation and Placement Scheme to encourage employers to hire people with disabilities …

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Hong Kong :: Grants and incentives

Often the government will run incentive schemes or offer grants to employers to encourage the employment of certain categories of worker …

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Hong Kong :: Employment contracts

Employment contracts may be made orally or in writing …

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Hong Kong :: Categories of employment

The Employment Ordinance does not differentiate between temporary, permanent, part-time and full-time employees …

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Hong Kong :: Background checks

Before hiring an employee, employers must ensure all immigration requirements are complied with …

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Hong Kong :: Agency workers

Employment agencies must have a license in order to legally obtain employment for others or supply personnel to employers …

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