Make-up stylist Jan Chick has seen her freelance jobs dry up. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Make-up stylist Jan Chick has seen her freelance jobs dry up. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

All the gigs are gone: Hong Kong freelancers, casual workers feel bypassed for subsidies as coronavirus pandemic batters economy

  • Without a Mandatory Provident Fund account, many will not get HK$7,500 payment
  • Government urged to give ‘gig economy’ workers more support through hard times

Make-up stylist Jan Chick has seen her freelance jobs dry up. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Make-up stylist Jan Chick has seen her freelance jobs dry up. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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