Eman Villanueva said that not only had inflation offset any windfall, the HK$4,210 minimum wage meant any gain was insignificant. Photo: SCMP Pictures Eman Villanueva said that not only had inflation offset any windfall, the HK$4,210 minimum wage meant any gain was insignificant. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Eman Villanueva said that not only had inflation offset any windfall, the HK$4,210 minimum wage meant any gain was insignificant. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Dollar disappointment: Hong Kong's domestic helpers see wage rise hit by inflation increase

Strong dollar should benefit domestic helpers, but a tiny wage increase and high cost of living here and at home means they are no better off

Eman Villanueva said that not only had inflation offset any windfall, the HK$4,210 minimum wage meant any gain was insignificant. Photo: SCMP Pictures Eman Villanueva said that not only had inflation offset any windfall, the HK$4,210 minimum wage meant any gain was insignificant. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Eman Villanueva said that not only had inflation offset any windfall, the HK$4,210 minimum wage meant any gain was insignificant. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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