Hong Kong is home to some 400,000 foreign domestic workers, mostly from the Philippines and Indonesia. Photo: EPA
Hong Kong is home to some 400,000 foreign domestic workers, mostly from the Philippines and Indonesia. Photo: EPA

Coronavirus fuels rise in Hong Kong domestic worker sackings

  • Dozens of domestic workers in Hong Kong have been fired amid the Covid-19 crisis, say migrants and advocates
  • The time they are allowed to spend outside their employers’ houses on their days off has been the most contentious issue cited for dismissal

Hong Kong is home to some 400,000 foreign domestic workers, mostly from the Philippines and Indonesia. Photo: EPA
Hong Kong is home to some 400,000 foreign domestic workers, mostly from the Philippines and Indonesia. Photo: EPA
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