Hong Kong Increases Maternity Leave

‚ÄčThe Legislative Council of Hong Kong has passed the Employment Amendment Ordinance 2020, which extends female employees’ statutory 10 weeks of maternity leave to 14 weeks. The amendment will take effect Dec. 11. While 14 weeks is relatively short compared to other developed countries, this is

still a welcome change for many.Under the current law, a female employee is entitled to a continuous period of 10 weeks’ maternity leave if she is employed under a continuous contract immediately before he

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