Labour unions have issued calls for a dedicated public fund for Hong Kong’s jobless. Photo: Sam Tsang Labour unions have issued calls for a dedicated public fund for Hong Kong’s jobless. Photo: Sam Tsang
Labour unions have issued calls for a dedicated public fund for Hong Kong’s jobless. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Coronavirus: Hong Kong welfare minister rejects calls for a temporary unemployment fund to help jobless through the pandemic

  • Labour unions want a HK$15 billion unemployment fund that will distribute HK$9,000 a month to the city’s jobless for up to six months
  • Law Chi-kwong waves off the demands, insisting there are fairness issues in such a system and pointing to existing welfare support

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Labour unions have issued calls for a dedicated public fund for Hong Kong’s jobless. Photo: Sam Tsang Labour unions have issued calls for a dedicated public fund for Hong Kong’s jobless. Photo: Sam Tsang
Labour unions have issued calls for a dedicated public fund for Hong Kong’s jobless. Photo: Sam Tsang
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