Under the new minimum wage increase, eligible workers will enjoy a HK$3 per hour rise in their salary. Photo: Shutterstock

Latest increase in Hong Kong’s minimum wage will benefit only half as many workers as previously thought

  • The rise of HK$3 per hour, which comes into force on May 1, will apply to only 75,500 employees, rather than 150,000
  • A strong labour market and higher wages mean fewer workers will get a lift than with previous increases
Topic |   Hong Kong economy

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Under the new minimum wage increase, eligible workers will enjoy a HK$3 per hour rise in their salary. Photo: Shutterstock
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