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Hong Kong Employment Law: A Practical Guide (4th Edition)

Hong Kong Employment Law: A Practical Guide, 4th Edition

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  • Publisher: CCH Hong Kong
  • ISBN: 9789881552358
  • Published In: October 2011
  • Format: Paperback , 600 pages
  • Jurisdiction: Hong Kong ? Disclaimer:
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    Changes in Hong Kong employment law continue to penetrate more deeply into day-to-day workplace activities and decisions, as this new edition of an indispensable guide reveals. In addition to the essential practical guidance employers expect, the Fourth Edition of Hong Kong Employment Law: A Practical Guide shows you how to securely comply with new and emerging law in such areas as:

    • Minimum Wage Ordinance (MWO) 2011 which came into force on 1 May 2011.
    • The Personal Data (Privacy) (Amendment) Bill 2011
    • The Protection of Wages on Insolvency (Amendment) Bill 2011
    • The amendment to The Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes (Amendment) Ordinance (MPFSO)
    • The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) Codes of Practice on Employment pursuant to the Discrimination Ordinances.

    Features & Benefits

    • get a firm grasp of the relevant legislation so you’ll always be alert to its day-to-day impact on the employment relationship;
    • take practical steps to make sure your employee relationships and your business are not exposed to legal challenges; and
    • master the ins and outs of cross-border employment issues with the help of a new chapter devoted to its ramifications.
    • Step by step through the best-practice procedures that ensure full compliance with all relevant Hong Kong laws
    • The book is organised by topics—situations you actually face—indexed to CCH’s easy-to-use numbering system, rather than by legislative clauses to help you find your answers as quickly as possible
    • Case studies and worked examples—dozens of them—clearly illuminate just about any difficulty likely to arise in any employment situation
    • The legal system in HK
    • Overview of the Employment Ordinance
    • Employment contract
    • Who is an employee
    • Beginning the employment relationship
    • Managing staff during the employment relationship
    • Remuneration
    • Benefits and entitlements
    • Employees’ compensation
    • Taxation
    • Occupational safety and health
    • Employing children and young persons
    • Discrimination
    • Personal data privacy at work
    • Cross-border employment
    • Immigration
    • Industrial relations
    • Labour disputes
    • Managing employee departures
    • Redundancies and lay-offs
    • Long service payments
    • Termination of employment contract
    • Retirement
    • Post-employment restrictions
  • Written by Pattie Walsh and Alison Hern of DLA Piper’s Asia Employment, Pensions and Benefits practice.

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