In Hong Kong, there are a number of ordinances protecting employees’ rights and benefits. Know more to better safeguard your interests.
The Employment Ordinance is the major piece of legislation protecting employees’ rights and benefits which covers payment of wages, rest days, sickness allowance, annual leave, termination payment etc. The “Concise Guide to the Employment Ordinance” gives a quick guide to the various provisions.
Keeping proper wages and employment records is essential to protect your interests. What types of record are needed? Click the checklist suggested by the Labour Department.
If you want to claim employees’ compensation for work injuries or prescribed occupational diseases, please refer to the Concise Guide to the Employees’ Compensation Ordinance and other related publications.
No matter whether you are working in an industrial setting or in an office, you have to be aware of the potential hazards in your working environment.
There are also fun ways to learn more about occupational safety by visiting the youth workplace safety & health [Chinese version only] website featuring young artists.