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
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

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