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The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) told Hong Kong News on Aug.11 that foreign domestic workers who were terminated because they tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) can file a complaint against their respective employers, as it can be considered a violation of the Disability Discrimination Ordinance.


August 11, 2020
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They flew to Hong Kong hoping to start their jobs as foreign domestic workers, but they found themselves terminated right away after contracting the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Employment updates gathered by Hong Kong News through unimpeachable sources showed that five Filipinos who flew to Hong Kong in July lost their jobs after they ...

August 10, 2020
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As the Hong Kong government announced on Aug.6 that it will hold a free, one-off testing for foreign domestic workers staying in  boarding facilities provided by employment agencies, lawmakers and migrant rights advocates said authorities should also consider providing foreign domestic workers - whose stay in Hong Kong are still in limbo amid visa...

August 7, 2020
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The Centre for Health Protection said that a 28-year-old flight attendant who flew in from the Philippines tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on July 30. The flight attendant was onboard flight ET644, which arrived in Hong Kong on July 28. ET644 landed at the special administrative region a day before tighter health ...

July 31, 2020