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How to Compute Long Service, Severance Pay for Hong Kong Domestic Helpers

As of September 28, 2019, newly hired foreign domestic helpers in Hong Kong are entitled to a minimum allowable wage of HK$4,630 per month. But if the working relationship between the helper and her employers deteriorates under incompetence, financial incapacity,...

The Best Ways to Reward Domestic Helpers in Hong Kong

Domestic helpers in Hong Kong are a common sight and in recent years, their number has certainly increased. Additionally, there are a number of foreign domestic helpers who have entered the market. The immense support that they render for...

HK To Start Charging for Waste Disposal in 2019

Hong Kong's Environment Bureau has formally announced a fee of 11 cents (US$0.01) per liter to dispose municipal solid waste. It will be implemented sometime in the second half of 2019 and aims to reduce waste produced by Hong...

Domestic Helpers Should Celebrate Lunar New Year Holidays Too

It is not uncommon for many Hong Kong domestic workers to work for at homes of their employers' relatives during Chinese New Year. In return, helpers receive lai see giveaways. Over the years, this practice has been done with the...

Guide to Setting Up Domestic Helper Interview

One of the crucial steps before hiring a domestic worker in Hong Kong, particularly those coming from foreign countries, is to seup an interview. By going face to face, whether in person or through video interaction, helps both parties...

6 Risky Tasks Many Hong Kong Domestic Helpers Perform

Although cleaning external glass windows from precarious position at high-rise residential buildings is certainly a hazardous task some domestic helpers are forced to perform, it is not the only one. Even if they receive orientation about their rights in the...

Study: Filipino Domestic Workers in HK Still Pay Excessive Fees

Despite the mandate that bans employment agencies from collecting placement fees in the Philippines, many Filipino domestic workers continue to pay more than P50,000 before they could start their job in Hong Kong. According to a study entitled Between a...

Domestic Helpers in Stanley, Victoria Peak Receive Highest Salaries

Domestic helpers based in Stanley, Victoria Peak and Deep Water Bay receive the highest average wage, while those in Ma On Shan, Tsuen Wan and Tuen Mun are paid less. According to a survey by HelperChoice, employers who live in Ma...

4 Basic Guides When Looking for Domestic Helper

Making the decision to hire a helper is only the start of a long but worthwhile process. Whatever the reason that prompted hiring a domestic helper, you will need to find the right helper for your lifestyle and situation....

Steps To Hiring a Foreign Domestic Helper in Hong Kong

After deciding you do want to hire a domestic worker, the search is on for the perfect helper. But if you think that it’ll be all set and done after finding one, you’re wrong. Your new helper comes with...
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