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3Novices:Working hours plan cheats ordinary people, Hong Kong unionist says, but businesses warn of lay-offs

The government’s proposal to regulate working hours for the low-paid has been dismissed as useless by some workers, while businesses fear higher costs might trigger lay-offs.
The proposal, which was passed by the Executive Council on Tuesday, mandates employers to negotiate and indicate clearly the number of working hours in written contracts with employees earning HK$11,000 or below a month.
Overtime will be paid at no less than their regular rate.
As the city’s monthly wage…
June 14, 2017 at 05:31AM http://ift.tt/2rtbkX6
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