A domestic worker crosses the road with an elderly woman in Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP / Jonathan Wong
A domestic worker crosses the road with an elderly woman in Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP / Jonathan Wong
Raquel Carvalho
Opinion

Opinion

As I see it by Raquel Carvalho

Hong Kong should take a leaf from Singapore’s alternative to live-in rule for domestic workers

  • A Singapore scheme that allows some helpers to be hired by companies instead of household employers offers these workers greater flexibility and labour rights
  • Hong Kong should model such an approach. Instead of forcing domestic workers to live with their bosses, both parties should be able to reach an agreement that suits them best

A domestic worker crosses the road with an elderly woman in Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP / Jonathan Wong
A domestic worker crosses the road with an elderly woman in Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP / Jonathan Wong
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