We have considerable experience advising clients on Hong Kong employment law and related issues. Through our experience and knowledge, we aim to provide quality, cost-effective and commercial legal advice by which we ensure the best overall result for our clients.
According to the Census and Statistics Department, 3.65 million people were employed in Hong Kong as of the quarter ending in July 2021. With so many men and women being part of the workforce, legal issues pertaining to employment law arise all the time. It is in these circumstances that employees will seek the help of employment lawyers from leading employment law firms in Hong Kong like TITUS.
TITUS offers the following employment legal services:
- Employment contracts
- Visa and Work Permits
- Terminations and entitlements
- Redundancy, retrenchment and separation, including separation agreements
- Claims for constructive dismissal, unreasonable, wrongful or unlawful dismissal
- Remuneration and benefits, including incentive schemes and bonus arrangements
- Labour Tribunal claims
- Disputes at the District and High Court
- Confidentiality issues
- Discrimination and harassment issues
- Disputes between Employer and Domestic Helper
- Equal Opportunities Commission Investigation
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Frequently Asked Questions
When can an employee take action against employers?
There are many instances in which an employee can take legal action against its employer. Two of the most common occasions, when clients seek employment legal advice and support from TITUS, is unreasonable dismissal and unlawful dismissal. In both cases, it is essential to have an employment lawyer from an established law firm as a claim for remedies can be made and awarded.
What is the main ordinance that protects employees in Hong Kong?
The Employment Ordinance is the main law that protects employees’ rights in Hong Kong. It sets out a vast range of rights and benefits all employees are guaranteed, including payment of wages, rest days, maternity and paternity leave, and severance payments.
What laws are in place to stop workplace discrimination and harassment?
Hong Kong has various ordinances in place to stop employees from being discriminated against and harassed in the workplace. These include the Sex Discrimination Ordiance, Family Status Discrimination Ordinance, Disability Discrimination Ordinance, and Race Discrimination Ordinance.