Hong Kong

Hong Kong increases paternity leave

Effective 18 January 2019, the Employment (Amendment No. 3) Ordinance 2018, increased Hong Kong statutory paternity leave from three days to five days. The daily rate of statutory paternity leave pay (80 percent of the daily average wages of the […]

Hong Kong increases minimum wage

Hong Kong’s Executive Council recently approved a statutory minimum hourly wage increase of 8.7 percent, or HKD 3.00, per hour. If approved by the Hong Kong Legislative Council, the minimum hourly wage would rise from HKD 34.50 to HKD 37.50 […]