A cleaner at work on a Hong Kong beach. Under Hong Kong law, only employees engaged under a continuous contract are entitled to most benefits, including sick leave, annual leave, rest days, maternity and paternity leave and pay, end-of-year bonus, and the right to claim unreasonable dismissal. Photo: AFP

Give Hong Kong’s part-time workers their due benefits

Alfred C. M. Chan calls on the government to update its legislation so that those who don’t work full-time, many of whom are women in low-paid jobs, are not left out

Topic |   Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC)

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A cleaner at work on a Hong Kong beach. Under Hong Kong law, only employees engaged under a continuous contract are entitled to most benefits, including sick leave, annual leave, rest days, maternity and paternity leave and pay, end-of-year bonus, and the right to claim unreasonable dismissal. Photo: AFP
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