Domestic helpers enjoy their day off in Central. Photo: Jonathan Wong Domestic helpers enjoy their day off in Central. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Domestic helpers enjoy their day off in Central. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Hong Kong domestic helpers on maternity leave should be allowed to live apart from employers, lawyers argue in second legal bid

  • A counsel representing a worker says the city’s 370,000 domestic helpers are entitled to the same labour protection as the local workforce
  • But the government says the live-in requirement will apply throughout the duration of the employment relationship, including maternity leave

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Domestic helpers enjoy their day off in Central. Photo: Jonathan Wong Domestic helpers enjoy their day off in Central. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Domestic helpers enjoy their day off in Central. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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