‘$100 is not enough’

      The government has raised the minimum allowable wage (MAW) for foreign domestic workers (FDWs) but migrant rights groups are saying it is not enough.   The Labour Department announced on September 30 that minimum wage for FDWs in Hong Kong would be increased by $100 from $4,010 to $4,110 per month, up by 2.5 per cent, starting October 1.   The minimum food allowance also increased by $44 (or 4.8 per cent), from not less than $920 to not less than $964 per month.   Under the Standard Employment Contract for hiring FDWs, employers are required to provide them with free food or give them a food allowance .   While some domestic workers were contented with the increase, noting that the MAW had increased annually, the Asian Migrants Coordinating Body (AMCB) said it was disappointed by the government announcement.   It said the increases fell short

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