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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Don't use the law to discriminate against domestic workers

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by BEAU LEFLER

    ... Beau Lefler Beau Lefler says the courts should uphold principle of equality before law Laws that oppress the weak are a poor servant of justice In Hong Kong, people enthuse over the "rule of law" and its long-standing presence here. It is the cause of our economic miracle and social stability, and is purportedly the main difference between us and the mainland. ...

  2. Gays miss out on discrimination law

    Posted Nov 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Discrimination is an easy charge to make, especially if the person making the accusation is from the gay community. There are, after all, no specific laws in Hong Kong protecting ... to hold a public gathering and take to the streets. Those rights are protected by law, regardless of who we are. If there is a feeling of discrimination, a decision can be challenged- through ...

  3. First trial looms for alleged racial discrimination under new law

    Posted Sep 17th 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung The first court case over an alleged breach of the new Race Discrimination Ordinance may go to trial soon, the Equal Opportunities Commission said yesterday. Some 65 complaints involving racial discrimination have been handled by the commission since the law came into force in July last year. The complainant in one case has applied for legal assistance, meaning ...

  4. A real world city needs a racial discrimination law

    Posted Mar 18th 2008, 12:00am by Paul Harris

    .... Thirty-nine years later, it still does not have a law against such discrimination. This is the background against which concern is being expressed at the United Nations about obvious gaps in the Race ... broken no laws. Such discrimination is not only morally outrageous, it is also directly opposed to the essence of good modern business practice, which is recruiting the best person for the job. ...

  5. Private and confidential

    Posted Jul 07th 2003, 12:00am by Joyce Law

    ... A WOMAN yelling at her husband, a girl shouting at her brother, another girl banging on the door and an old man holding a peeled banana - these are scenes from Privacy?, one of the winning entries in the 'Privacy Protection in Action: TV Advertisemen ...

  6. Influx of tourists 'will not lead to crime wave'

    Posted Aug 20th 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... staff were already screening individual visitors from other cities, and law enforcement officers would conduct regular raids at labour black spots. ...

  7. Pregnant clerk sues firm for discrimination over sacking

    Posted Sep 06th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam A clerk who was sacked from her job two months into her pregnancy filed a writ against the employer yesterday alleging sex discrimination. Lau Wai-fong said she felt distressed ... Opportunities Commission, is the latest of just six such cases launched since 2003 with the help of the commission. The commission received 93 complaints about sex discrimination in the first seven ...

  8. Lack of legal recourse leaves homosexuals open to discrimination

    Posted Jul 13th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow, Yau Chui-yan Without a law barring discrimination based on sexual orientation, homosexuals may struggle to secure legal remedies from government agencies in the event ... Opportunities Commission and the Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Unit. Raymond Tang Yee-bong, head of the Equal Opportunities Commission, said discrimination based on sexual orientation ...

  9. Watchdog accused of bias towards bosses in race discrimination paper

    Posted Nov 07th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong An Equal Opportunities Commission document issued to explain the racial discrimination law has been lambasted as merely an instrument to help employers avoid liability. In a bid to help people understand the Race Discrimination Ordinance (RDO) passed in July, the watchdog released its Code of Practice on Employment last month, but the Society for Community ...

  10. Discrimination cases need own tribunal: EOC

    Posted Apr 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yau Chui-yan Hong Kong should establish an equal opportunities tribunal to provide people filing discrimination cases better access to the judicial process, the Equal Opportunities Commission recommended yesterday. The commission, which has completed a five-year review of how discrimination cases are handled in court, said the tribunal should have its own statutory framework ...




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