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14 Rights of Every Hong Kong Domestic Helper Should Remember Before Signing New Contract

14 Rights of Every Hong Kong Domestic Helper Should Remember Before Signing New Contract

Hong Kong
Under the Standard Employment Contract for foreign domestic helpers in Hong Kong, they are accorded with rights and protection under the law. So before signing the contract and start employment in Hong Kong as a foreign domestic worker, these are the things one should remember. 1. Every foreign domestic helper employed in Hong Kong is entitled to the following compensation / benefits: Minimum wage of HK$4,310 (Clause 5(a) of the contract) Food allowance if employer chooses not to provide food (Clause 5(b)) Free accommodation, whether within employer’s home or outside quarters (Clause 5(b)) Free air trip from country of origin to Hong Kong and back (Clause 7(a)) Free medical treatment, medical consultation, maintenance in hospital and emergency dental treatment (Clause 9
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