Hong Kong introduced the statutory minimum wage in 2011 to provide protection for low-paid workers. Photo: Winson Wong
Hong Kong introduced the statutory minimum wage in 2011 to provide protection for low-paid workers. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong minimum wage to rise by HK$2.50 to HK$40 an hour in May after 4-year freeze

  • Executive Council endorsed recommendation by Minimum Wage Commission in a December meeting, source says
  • Further details to be announced at a Labour Department briefing

Hong Kong introduced the statutory minimum wage in 2011 to provide protection for low-paid workers. Photo: Winson Wong
Hong Kong introduced the statutory minimum wage in 2011 to provide protection for low-paid workers. Photo: Winson Wong
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