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  1. In Brief

    Posted Apr 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... MPF funds recovered The Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority has helped 22 workers recover about HK$250,000 in MPF payments by nine employers. The Small Claims Tribunal ordered the companies to pay between HK$1,173 and HK$73,306 into their workers' MPF accounts. ...

  2. Trustees screened in steps to ensure broad protection

    Posted Jun 16th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Reports by Chris Davis To ensure members' contributions to the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) are adequately protected, the Mandatory Provident Fund Authority (MPFA) operates ... propriety as internal control standards can become approved MPF trustees. A breach-reporting system is also required under the law, urging timely reporting by the service providers of any material ...

  3. MPFA pursues claim on behalf of employee

    Posted May 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... MPF contributions by his employer. The defendant, Intelligence Education Company, did not appear at Thursday?s hearing, a government spokesman said. In its absence, the adjudicator ordered it to pay the MPFA $6,421.35. This was for mandatory contributions in arrears and surcharges payable. The spokesman said the amounts awarded would be reimbursed to the employee?s MPF account as soon ...

  4. MPF authority moots employer blacklist

    Posted Oct 08th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Employers may be named and shamed on a blacklist for up to five years if they don't make contributions to staff MPF accounts. The idea is one of several put forward ... by their employer. Under the scheme, now in its tenth year and covering more than 2 million employees, the contributions go into an approved MPF scheme run by a bank, insurance company or fund management ...

  5. Court orders employer to make MPFA payments

    Posted Mar 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and surcharges payable to six employees of the defendant. The amount awarded will be reimbursed to the employees? MPF accounts as early as it is received by the MPFA. The court also ordered the defendant to pay $930 as the cost of the claim. Under Hong Kong law, companies are required to make mandatory contributions towards MPF payments. ...

  6. Catering workers demand MPF action

    Posted Aug 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Schemes Authority of adding to their problems. The criticisms came as a union survey showed about 12,000 catering workers were losing out because their employers failed to make MPF contributions. ... observed the MPF rules during inspections by authority staff. The authority said it had boosted checks against employers in some 'high-risk' sectors such as catering. It had also enhanced ...

  7. Payments go into 2,300 wrong MPF accounts

    Posted Mar 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu About 2,300 of the city's 7 million MPF accounts have been wrongly topped up with a government handout of HK$6,000 aimed at low- income people. Disclosing this yesterday, ... limit set under the scheme. Inaccurate salary records submitted by employers and MPF trustees caused some of the wrongful payments, Ms Yu said. Apart from random checks conducted ...

  8. Sacked civil servants may lose part of MPF

    Posted Nov 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the proposal. 'If two people have killed people, and one works at the government and the other at a restaurant, the restaurant won't cut its employee's MPF,' Mr Poon said. Ms Yue ... on MPF terms would then have served for 10 years and be entitled to their full benefits. ...

  9. Penalties under MPF ordinance toughened

    Posted Jun 19th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... who fails to enrol employees in an MPF scheme or fails to make contributions will be subject to a maximum fine of HK$350,000 and three years in jail. At present, the maximum penalty ... the case of Sing Pao Daily News: their employer failed to make MPF contributions again and again,' he said. 'Former employees had to seek help from many departments before they could ...

  10. Authority pursues four MPF claims in court for seven employees

    Posted May 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A government spokesman said the seven employees were all owed MPF contributions by their employers. At Thursday's hearing, Cheung Kwok Keung trading as Wai Pak Iron Work Company and Vigorous ... will be reimbursed to the employees' MPF accounts as soon as they are received by the MPFA. The court further awarded payments of $120, $120, $180 and $240 as costs in respect of the claims. Tanho ...




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