An elderly woman sitting in her wheelchair in Sham Shui Po. Photo: Edmond So An elderly woman sitting in her wheelchair in Sham Shui Po. Photo: Edmond So
An elderly woman sitting in her wheelchair in Sham Shui Po. Photo: Edmond So
Poverty

Letters | Why poor, elderly Hong Kong workers may not welcome a higher minimum wage

  • Given the shaky economic conditions in Hong Kong and globally, higher wages could hit job openings in an already tight employment market and ironically push more workers, especially the unskilled and vulnerable elderly, further into poverty

Topic |   Poverty
An elderly woman sitting in her wheelchair in Sham Shui Po. Photo: Edmond So An elderly woman sitting in her wheelchair in Sham Shui Po. Photo: Edmond So
An elderly woman sitting in her wheelchair in Sham Shui Po. Photo: Edmond So
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