Francis Lui warned that employers could be discouraged from hiring women if they had to shoulder added maternity leave costs. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Pay Hong Kong bosses the cost of extra month’s maternity leave, former government adviser urges

Professor Francis Lui says added payout would be about HK$800 million a year, or HK$19,000 per female worker, a sum the administration ‘should have no problem settling’

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Francis Lui warned that employers could be discouraged from hiring women if they had to shoulder added maternity leave costs. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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