Those pushing for a new HK$44 minimum wage say many of the economic woes faced by Hong Kong will be well on their way to recovery by the time it would take effect. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong employers push for minimum wage freeze amid economy battered by Covid-19

  • Union leaders and low-income workers alike argue struggling economy will have rebounded by time any increase takes effect
  • Former security guard says employers who cut pay during 2003 Sars outbreak took years to return wages to original level
Topic |   Hong Kong economy
Those pushing for a new HK$44 minimum wage say many of the economic woes faced by Hong Kong will be well on their way to recovery by the time it would take effect. Photo: Dickson Lee
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