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Assessing Damages for Pregnancy and Disability Discrimination in Hong Kong
Duncan A. W. Abate,Hong Tran, July 17, 2014
The recent Hong Kong District Court case (DCEO 4/2013) involved a termination of the employment of the plaintiff on the ground of her disability and pregnancy. This was held to be unlawful under both the Disability Discrimination Ordinance (DDO) and the Sex Discrimination Ordinance (SDO).
MPF Amendment Bill Gazetted in Hong Kong
Duncan A. W. Abate, July 14, 2014
If passed, the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes (Amendment) Bill, gazetted on 27 June 2014, will introduce some fundamental new concepts into Hong Kong’s Mandatory Provident Fund system. In particular it will introduce a new circumstance in which benefits can be paid (terminal illness) and...
Protection Against Sexual Harassment by Customers
Duncan A. W. Abate,Anita W. C. Lam,Hong Tran, June 30, 2014
The Hong Kong government will gazette this Friday, 20 June 2014, a bill to amend the Sex Discrimination Ordinance (Cap 480) to protect service providers from sexual harassment by their customers.