Protesters shout slogans outside Sunlight Employment Agency in March 2015, following the death of Indonesian helper Elis Kurniasih after a concrete slab fell on her while she was sleeping on the balcony of a guesthouse run by the agency. Photo: AFP 

Hong Kong’s errant domestic helper agencies are everywhere and unafraid of the law

David Bishop says the recent amendment to the Employment Ordinance to crack down on widespread illegal practices among helper employment agencies is a step in the right direction. Unfortunately, the agency tasked with the job appears to be underfunded

Topic |   Foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong

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Protesters shout slogans outside Sunlight Employment Agency in March 2015, following the death of Indonesian helper Elis Kurniasih after a concrete slab fell on her while she was sleeping on the balcony of a guesthouse run by the agency. Photo: AFP 
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