Domestic Helper Community in Hong Kong

Foreign domestic helpers comprise about 10 percent of the working population in Hong Kong. That is over 330,000 people, making up a whopping 4.6 percent of the total population. With a vast majority of female employees making up this statistic, so much of city commerce and living depends on these valuable foreign workers community. Constantly

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Jealous Feelings Towards Your Helper

You spend amount of hours commuting and working while your nanny or your domestic helper is spending this same time taking care and playing with your kid. Although you think this is the reason why you have recruited your nanny, you still feel guilty and jealous. Finding the right balance between building your career, enjoying some

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Maid or Domestic Workers, question of name?

Times have changed, and so have careers. Never before has domestic employment been treated with such importance like it is today. There was time when domestic employees were never recognized. However, that time is long gone and we hope that maid rights will continue to improve. Domestic employment has also come to the fore, with the emergence

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First Day of your New Domestic Helper

You have a new domestic helper! Finding someone whose personality meshes with your family was a difficult task. Congratulations! The first day of your helper is soon and when most families think of on boarding new domestic helpers, they typically have a list of to do’s focused on home tour, introducing her to kids and

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Domestic Workers Play an Essential Role

In both Hong Kong and Singapore, one out of eight families has a foreign domestic helper assisting with domestic chores such as taking care of kids, cleaning and cooking among other domestic responsibilities. The services that the foreign domestic workers offer to families have been determined to be vital for the sustenance of the economies of

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Annual leave for Helper in Hong Kong

Do you have questions on annual leave for helper? Are you sure to enforce the Employment Ordinance in Hong Kong? What are the differences between Annual leave, Statutory holidays and Rest Days? To assist both employers and employees in better understanding, HelperPlace prepared a brief summary of the most important rights and obligations. In Hong Kong, domestic helpers are entitled to the

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