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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Erwiana finishes helping police with 'abuse' case and heads home

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:08am by Ada Lee

    ... bodily harm, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, common assault and four counts of criminal intimidation against three domestic helpers. The committee said it was not known whether Erwiana ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1479390/allegedly-abused-indonesian-helper-erwiana-finishes-helping-police
  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    60pc of helpers verbally abused, survey finds

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 04:10am by Phila Siu, Stuart Lau

    ... While the law punishes physical assaults, it would be "very difficult" to prosecute in cases of verbal abuse, said Mark Daly, a human rights lawyer. The welfare of the city's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1492038/60pc-helpers-verbally-abused-survey-finds
  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Abuse cases won't deter Myanmar maids, says lawmaker Felix Chung

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 04:29am by Jeffie Lam and Samuel Chan

    ... assaulting maids was "not particularly high".   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1416164/abuse-cases-wont-deter-myanmar-maids-says-lawmaker-felix-chung
  4. News - Asia - LABOUR

    Singapore repatriation firms' tactics under workers' rights microscope

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 05:02am by AP

    ... and used "assaults, threats and coercion to get them to the airport". The report added that the high costs of moving to Singapore to work via agent fees "makes migrants very ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1429156/singapore-repatriation-firms-tactics-under-workers-rights-microscope
  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Domestic helpers push for an end to live-in rule

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Maids say living with their employers exposes them to the risk of assault and harassment Domestic helpers push for an end to live-in rule A group of foreign ... of indecent assault or sexual harassment by their employers. They voiced their concerns yesterday with a rally outside the HSBC headquarters in Central, at which domestic helpers recounted recent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1173787/domestic-helpers-push-end-live-rule
  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Scrap domestic helper policies that lead to abuse, say groups

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu, JULIE CHU

    ... to shower for months, having canned food thrown at them and sexual assault. "Some needed to receive psychological treatment," she said. Shedding more light on the Immigration ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1311799/scrap-domestic-helper-policies-lead-abuse-say-groups
  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Dock workers strike for higher pay

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... be solved rationally. Police are looking for three men in connection with the alleged assault of the security guards, but no arrests have been made.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1202119/dock-workers-strike-higher-pay

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