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A Brief History of the Struggle for Standard Work Hours Legislation in Hong Kong

Siu, Yu Kwan (Kaxton)


On 15 July 2010, the Legislative Council of the HKSAR passed the Minimum Wage Bill, symbolizing Hong Kong's great leap forward in perfecting its labour protection system. After passing the bill, the HKSAR government stated that it had been preparing for legislating standard work hours. However, at this stage when various parties are preparing for work-hours legislation, it is surprising that the literature on the legislation and the history of its related struggles are either fragmented or...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Hong Kong Journal of Social Sciences


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