Enacted in 1968, The Employment Ordinance is the main piece of legislation governing conditions of employment in Hong Kong.

It now covers a comprehensive range of employment protection and benefits for employees including:

  • Wage Protection

  • Rest Days

  • Holidays with Pay

  • Paid Annual Leave

  • Sickness Allowance

  • Maternity Protection

  • Statutory Paternity Leave

  • Severance Payment

  • Long Service Payment

  • Employment Protection

  • Termination of Employment Contract

  • Protection Against Anti-Union Discrimination

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