Hong Kong Employment Law Update - August 2017
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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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