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DLA Piper
On 16 June, some estimates suggest almost 2 million people marched in support of calls for the Hong Kong government to withdraw its controversial Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance...
Mayer Brown
Our Employment & Benefits team in Hong Kong produce the "Asia Employment Law: Quarterly Review", a publication covering 15 jurisdictions in Asia.
Gall
There has been much commentary (and confusion) in the news and on social media about employees' absences from work due
Herbert Smith Freehills
On 6 June 2019, the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal ruled that the Hong Kong Government could not deny spousal benefits to employees because they are in a same-sex marriage.
Clyde & Co
Employees leave employers. Good employees leave good employers. Managing the departure of a key employee,
DLA Piper
It is fitting that World Pride Month 2019 brings with it an important victory for Hong Kong's LGBT community.
Mayer Brown
In 2018 the Hong Kong courts determined that it was irrational for the Immigration Department to refuse to grant the same-sex spouse of an expatriate worker arriving in Hong Kong the same right to work in Hong Kong.
Mayer Brown
On 4 April 2019 the Hong Kong government published the long-awaited Occupational Retirement Schemes (Amendment) Bill 2019.
Intertrust
In the early stages of a new venture often times the employee support services can be overlooked and viewed as not necessarily a high priority.
Herbert Smith Freehills
Two recent English decisions highlight the particular challenges when managing legal professional privilege in the context of resolving employee issues.
Mayer Brown
Asia's legal and human resources advisors are often required to function across multiple jurisdictions.
Mayer Brown
In our 29 October 2018 and 30 November 2018 Legal Updates, we discussed the passage of legislation to increase the statutory paternity leave entitlement in Hong Kong from three days to five days.
Mayer Brown
Hong Kong's District Court (the "Court") in 庄裕安 v 关淑馨及另二人 [2018] HKDC 1589 struck out the Applicant's discrimination claim against the Respondents, who were the judges who dismissed the Applicant's appeal...
Gall
A demotion normally involves a reduction in rank or status, or a decrease in job responsibilities and/or salary.
Mayer Brown
The Hong Kong government gazetted the Discrimination Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2018 (the "Bill") today (30 November 2018).
Mayer Brown
The Employment (Amendment) (No.3) Ordinance 2018, which increases the statutory paternity leave in Hong Kong from three days to five days, was passed by the Legislative Council on 25 October 2018 and was gazetted on 2 November 2018.
Mayer Brown
Asia's legal and human resources advisors are often required to function across multiple jurisdictions
Gall
The Labour Tribunal is intended to be a quick and informal venue for hearing disputes between an employer and employee. The Labour Tribunal has exclusive jurisdiction to hear any claim for a sum...
Gall
All five paternity leave days may be taken at once or separately.
Mayer Brown
Asia's legal and human resources advisors are often required to function across multiple jurisdictions. Staying on top of employment-related legal developments is important but can be challenging.
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Herbert Smith Freehills
On 6 June 2019, the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal ruled that the Hong Kong Government could not deny spousal benefits to employees because they are in a same-sex marriage.
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Employees leave employers. Good employees leave good employers. Managing the departure of a key employee,
DLA Piper
It is fitting that World Pride Month 2019 brings with it an important victory for Hong Kong's LGBT community.
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The Court of First Instance in Chen Xiang(陈翔)v. China Daye Non-Ferrous Metals Mining Limited (中国大冶有色金属矿业有限公司)...
Mayer Brown
In 2018 the Hong Kong courts determined that it was irrational for the Immigration Department to refuse to grant the same-sex spouse of an expatriate worker arriving in Hong Kong the same right to work in Hong Kong.
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The Labour Tribunal is intended to be a quick and informal venue for hearing disputes between an employer and employee. The Labour Tribunal has exclusive jurisdiction to hear any claim for a sum...
Mayer Brown
On 4 April 2019 the Hong Kong government published the long-awaited Occupational Retirement Schemes (Amendment) Bill 2019.
Mayer Brown
Under the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Ordinance (Cap 485) (MPFSO), employers and employees in Hong Kong are each required to make a monthly contribution of 5 percent of the employees' relevant income to a MPF Scheme.
Gall
All five paternity leave days may be taken at once or separately.
Mayer Brown
In Cheung Sau Lin v. Tsui Wah Efford Management Ltd [2018] HKDC 941, the District Court (the "Court") dismissed an employees' compensation claim on the ground of the employee's...
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A demotion normally involves a reduction in rank or status, or a decrease in job responsibilities and/or salary.
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Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam delivered her most recent Policy Address a couple of weeks ago.
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