Wage subsidy payments meant to keep workers on company payrolls are to begin going out to employers in June. Photo: Dickson Lee
Wage subsidy payments meant to keep workers on company payrolls are to begin going out to employers in June. Photo: Dickson Lee

Coronavirus: Hong Kong welfare minister warns against employer cheating as details of HK$80 billion subsidy plan unveiled

  • The first tranche of funds will cover wages for the months of June, July and August, welfare minister explains
  • Those who sack employees then replace them with family and friends to collect additional benefits would face criminal liabilities

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Wage subsidy payments meant to keep workers on company payrolls are to begin going out to employers in June. Photo: Dickson Lee
Wage subsidy payments meant to keep workers on company payrolls are to begin going out to employers in June. Photo: Dickson Lee
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