The wage-subsidy scheme is meant to help companies retain staff. Photo: Sam Tsang The wage-subsidy scheme is meant to help companies retain staff. Photo: Sam Tsang
The wage-subsidy scheme is meant to help companies retain staff. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong employers who did not use Covid-19 wage subsidies to retain or pay staff ‘should face higher penalties’

  • Nearly one-fourth of those who joined the Employment Support Scheme have sacked staff or failed to use the aid to pay them
  • Business leader Danny Lau also calls on government to ban errant bosses from applying for further subsidies

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The wage-subsidy scheme is meant to help companies retain staff. Photo: Sam Tsang The wage-subsidy scheme is meant to help companies retain staff. Photo: Sam Tsang
The wage-subsidy scheme is meant to help companies retain staff. Photo: Sam Tsang
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