Domestic workers gather outside Exchange Square in Central during Hong Kong’s third wave of the coronavirus last summer. Photo: Robert Ng
Domestic workers gather outside Exchange Square in Central during Hong Kong’s third wave of the coronavirus last summer. Photo: Robert Ng

Hong Kong Immigration Department rejects 319 visa applications from ‘job-hopping’ domestic helpers

  • Group representing migrant workers reacts angrily to suggestions domestic helpers are switching jobs so they can rack up repeat severance payments
  • Immigration Department figures reveal a 93 per cent increase over two years in visa rejections issued to helpers suspected of ‘job hopping’

Domestic workers gather outside Exchange Square in Central during Hong Kong’s third wave of the coronavirus last summer. Photo: Robert Ng
Domestic workers gather outside Exchange Square in Central during Hong Kong’s third wave of the coronavirus last summer. Photo: Robert Ng
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