Publication Date

8-2017

Abstract

In This Issue:

  • Case Reviews

  • Amendment to employment contract void due to lack of consideration

  • Civil servant successful in claiming benefits for same-sex spouse

  • Recent UK decision on legal privilege may have consequences in Hong Kong

  • First company director sentenced to imprisonment after defaulting on MPF contributions

  • Expat employees may benefit from UK employment law protection

  • Company director fined for default on Labour Tribunal award

  • UK case limits the "blue pencilling" test

  • Legislative Developments

  • Proposed Employment (Amendment) Bill 2017 gives employees right to reinstatement

  • Government proposes working hours protection for those earning HKD 11,000 or less

  • Government's MPF offset abolishment proposals approved by Executive Council

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