Under Hong Kong law, workers infected with Covid-19 may be eligible for two types of compensation, unionists say. Photo: Sam Tsang Under Hong Kong law, workers infected with Covid-19 may be eligible for two types of compensation, unionists say. Photo: Sam Tsang
Under Hong Kong law, workers infected with Covid-19 may be eligible for two types of compensation, unionists say. Photo: Sam Tsang

Coronavirus: Hong Kong Labour Department ‘moving too slowly’ with compensation claims by workers who fell ill with Covid-19

  • Of the 79 claims confirmed to be work-related, employers have settled just 11 so far
  • Some bosses not happy to cover workers in hospital for too long, or those in quarantine

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Under Hong Kong law, workers infected with Covid-19 may be eligible for two types of compensation, unionists say. Photo: Sam Tsang Under Hong Kong law, workers infected with Covid-19 may be eligible for two types of compensation, unionists say. Photo: Sam Tsang
Under Hong Kong law, workers infected with Covid-19 may be eligible for two types of compensation, unionists say. Photo: Sam Tsang
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