The exclusion of domestic workers from coronavirus relief measures has reignited a discussion about the different forms of discrimination they face in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP/Nora Tam
The exclusion of domestic workers from coronavirus relief measures has reignited a discussion about the different forms of discrimination they face in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP/Nora Tam

Hong Kong domestic workers ‘angry’ at exclusion from coronavirus relief measures

  • Union leaders and advocates say domestic workers should also receive cash handouts designed to help those affected by the Covid-19 crisis
  • They accuse the Hong Kong government of discrimination, as many workers complain of being overworked and not getting their weekly day off

The exclusion of domestic workers from coronavirus relief measures has reignited a discussion about the different forms of discrimination they face in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP/Nora Tam
The exclusion of domestic workers from coronavirus relief measures has reignited a discussion about the different forms of discrimination they face in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP/Nora Tam
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