Outsourced labourers and other workers on the minimum wage in Hong Kong are struggling as the cost of living continues to rise. Photo: Dickson Lee
Outsourced labourers and other workers on the minimum wage in Hong Kong are struggling as the cost of living continues to rise. Photo: Dickson Lee
Paul Yip
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Paul Yip

Hong Kong’s poor and outsourced workers need better wages and protection

  • Outsourcing might be convenient and cost-effective for employers, but it comes at a high price for some of the city’s most vulnerable workers
  • There is much to be gained by offering more generous wages and protection to these households, many of whom are single-parent or new arrivals

Outsourced labourers and other workers on the minimum wage in Hong Kong are struggling as the cost of living continues to rise. Photo: Dickson Lee
Outsourced labourers and other workers on the minimum wage in Hong Kong are struggling as the cost of living continues to rise. Photo: Dickson Lee
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