Foreign domestic helpers fear they may be left out in Hong Kong's first law on working hours as a government adviser tasked with studying its enactment admit they have never talked about including maids throughout more than 2-1/2 years of discussion.Read More
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Foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong rallied again yesterday, calling for the increase of their wages from HKD4,110 to HKD4,500 a month.
Organised by the Asian Migrants Coordinating Body (AMCB), women from the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Nepal and Sri Lanka marched from Chater Garden in Central to the Labour Department in Sheung Wan.
HONG KONG - The multi-million dollar domestic worker recruitment business is pushing thousands of women into crippling debt by charging hefty fees for finding jobs, the co-founder of an employment agency said on Tuesday as he called for an overhaul of the industry.Read More