Helpers queue up to be tested for Covid-19 on Chater Road in Central on May 2. Photo: May Tse
Helpers queue up to be tested for Covid-19 on Chater Road in Central on May 2. Photo: May Tse
Mark R Thompson
Opinion

Opinion

Mark R Thompson

Don’t treat helpers as scapegoats for Hong Kong’s struggling vaccine drive

  • Officious justifications for why singling out foreign domestic helpers should not be considered discriminatory are far from convincing
  • Instead of asking employers to ‘encourage and assist’ helpers to get vaccinated, the government should focus on getting the local population to sign up

Helpers queue up to be tested for Covid-19 on Chater Road in Central on May 2. Photo: May Tse
Helpers queue up to be tested for Covid-19 on Chater Road in Central on May 2. Photo: May Tse
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