• Wed
  • Aug 20, 2014
  • Updated: 7:35pm

Replacement break ruled out

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 05 May, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 05 May, 2011, 12:00am

The government would not consider granting a replacement holiday to employees when a public holiday fell on a Saturday, labour minister Matthew Cheung Kin-chung said in a written reply to a lawmaker's question. He said many institutions were open on Saturdays and staff required to work. He said the community had no consensus on the holiday issue and it should not be considered before impact on business operation and cost was studied.

Share

For unlimited access to:

SCMP.com SCMP Tablet Edition SCMP Mobile Edition 10-year news archive
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

Login

SCMP.com Account

or