What's the cost of poor health? For EDF Energy, one of Britain's largest energy companies, ill health among employees costs £13 million (HK$164.4 million) a year.
The managing director of investigation firm Verity Consulting, Kelvin Ko Chiu, said sick leave claims involving private companies and their insurers now accounted for more than 50 per cent of his...
Several cases involving alleged sick leave scams - in government departments or private companies - have ended up in court over the past few years.
A Hongkong Post worker was jailed for 26 months for using fake documents he bought from popular mainland shopping site Taobao to get 635 rest days over four years.
More than 90 per cent of women working as product promoters in shops feel they are being exploited by their bosses and store operators, according to a labour association's survey.
Given the choice between more pay and promotions or more paid leave, many Hong Kong workers would opt for the latter. That is the conclusion to be drawn from the latest survey of people's...
An amendment to the Employment Ordinance requiring that workers' commission payments be included in the calculation of sick leave and holiday pay took effect yesterday.
The Equal Opportunities Commission has said it will look into the complaint by a Disney cleaner who claimed he was told to resign because he took too much sick leave.
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A doctor has been struck off for a year after writing a dozen false and backdated sick notes for patients two of whom were undercover anti-corruption agents.