Butterworths Hong Kong Employment Law Handbook - Fifth Edition
Author(s): Patricia Yeung
Publication Date: To be published in November 2017
This new edition reproduces the text of the the Employment Ordinance (Cap 57), the major legislation pertaining to employment law and practice in Hong Kong, as currently in force.
This new edition reproduces the text of the the Employment Ordinance (Cap 57), the major legislation pertaining to employment law and practice in Hong Kong, as currently in force. It provides details on amendments and repeals, via key cases and section-by-section annotations to the Ordinance. All annotations are fully cross referenced with comprehensive tables of cases and legislations.
The annotations cover:
Interpretation of key terms
Relevant case law
This series has been cited with authority in over one hundred court cases in the Hong Kong Court of First Instance, Court of Appeal and Court of Final Appeal.
This Handbook is published to include new cases and materials which, amongst others, relate to:
• Provisions for paternity leave which came into effect in February 2015 - Employment (Amendment) Ordinance 2014 (21 of 2014).
• Recent updates on revocation of licenses of Employment Agencies by the Labour Department.
• The recent case of Waliyah v Yip Hoi Sun Terence where the court considered the application of both the employment ordinance and the sex discrimination ordinance.