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Employees' Rights and Benefits

Employees' Compensation Division
assists entitled persons to obtain compensation for work injuries, pneumoconiosis and mesothelioma
Labour Inspection Division
enforces legislation governing terms and conditions of employment through inspections
Employment Claims Investigation Division
conducts investigation into complicated cases involving suspected offences under the Employment Ordinance and Employees’ Compensation Ordinance.
Supplementary Labour Division
administers the Enhanced Supplementary Labour Scheme and safeguards the employment rights of imported workers
Wage Security Division
assists employees who are owed wages, pay for untaken annual leave and untaken statutory holidays, wages in lieu of notice or severance payment by insolvent employers to apply for ex gratia payments
Statutory Minimum Wage
Statutory minimum wage provides a wage floor to protect grassroots employees
Conviction records on failure to pay wages or sum awarded
Conviction records on failure to pay wages or sum awarded by the Labour Tribunal / Minor Employment Claims Adjudication Board under the Employment Ordinance
Employment of Foreign Domestic Helpers
Foreign domestic helpers enjoy the same employment protection as local employees under the labour legislation. They are further protected by the Government-prescribed Standard Employment Contract.
Eliminating Age Discrimination in Employment
The Government encourages employers to count on talent, not age, in recruitment and employment