A major labour group has called for the government to set up an unemployment fund for Hongkongers left struggling by the impact of the coronavirus. Photo: Nora Tam A major labour group has called for the government to set up an unemployment fund for Hongkongers left struggling by the impact of the coronavirus. Photo: Nora Tam
A major labour group has called for the government to set up an unemployment fund for Hongkongers left struggling by the impact of the coronavirus. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong labour group urges finance chief Paul Chan to include HK$10,000 cash handout and creation of unemployment fund in next budget

  • Confederation of Trade Unions wants financial help for people out of work for more than six months
  • But minister has already hinted that there will be no repeat of HK$10,000 giveaway as city battles deficit of more than HK$300 billion

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A major labour group has called for the government to set up an unemployment fund for Hongkongers left struggling by the impact of the coronavirus. Photo: Nora Tam A major labour group has called for the government to set up an unemployment fund for Hongkongers left struggling by the impact of the coronavirus. Photo: Nora Tam
A major labour group has called for the government to set up an unemployment fund for Hongkongers left struggling by the impact of the coronavirus. Photo: Nora Tam
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