A police officer tries to disperse the migrant domestic workers gathered on their day off in Hong Kong’s Central district on April 26, in an effort to enforce social distancing measures the city government put in place to battle the Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: Edmond So A police officer tries to disperse the migrant domestic workers gathered on their day off in Hong Kong’s Central district on April 26, in an effort to enforce social distancing measures the city government put in place to battle the Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: Edmond So
A police officer tries to disperse the migrant domestic workers gathered on their day off in Hong Kong’s Central district on April 26, in an effort to enforce social distancing measures the city government put in place to battle the Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: Edmond So

Letters | Domestic workers helped Hong Kong battle coronavirus crisis: their efforts should not go unrewarded

  • Longer hours, forgone rest days, and greater exposure to the risk of infection have been all in a day’s work for migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong
  • Providing them with ample rest, better work conditions and opportunities to learn a new skill is the least their employers can do in return

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A police officer tries to disperse the migrant domestic workers gathered on their day off in Hong Kong’s Central district on April 26, in an effort to enforce social distancing measures the city government put in place to battle the Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: Edmond So A police officer tries to disperse the migrant domestic workers gathered on their day off in Hong Kong’s Central district on April 26, in an effort to enforce social distancing measures the city government put in place to battle the Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: Edmond So
A police officer tries to disperse the migrant domestic workers gathered on their day off in Hong Kong’s Central district on April 26, in an effort to enforce social distancing measures the city government put in place to battle the Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: Edmond So
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