Retirement protection

Leung Chun-ying's failure to reform the MPF scheme drew  protests during his recent policy address. Photo: Sam Tsang

Scrap the MPF offset, which favours bosses unfairly

On March 18, Hong Kong's lawmakers will debate the controversial mechanism under which a firm can use the employer's portion of contributions to the Mandatory Provident Fund to offset the severance or long-service fee when a worker leaves.