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Raising the minimum wage to HK$36 an hour is both needed and affordable

The public consultation on the review of the statutory minimum wage has ended. Among the 200-plus proposals submitted, some 40 per cent reportedly suggest freezing the wage at the current HK$30-per-hour level next year.

3 Jul 2014 - 2:52AM

The public consultation on the review of the statutory minimum wage has ended. Among the 200-plus proposals submitted, some 40 per cent reportedly suggest freezing the wage at the current HK$30-per-hour level next year.

Raising the minimum wage to HK$36 an hour is both needed and affordable
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