Enforcement actions against employers of migrant domestic workers

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Dear Labour Department,

Following #FOI 370, I am writing to enquire the following:
- The number of summonses issued against employers of migrant domestic workers under the Employment Ordinance (EO) and the Employees’ Compensation Ordinance (ECO) in the second and third quarter of 2019; and
- The number of employers of migrant domestic workers prosecuted for violation of the Employment Ordinance (EO) and the Employees’ Compensation Ordinance (ECO) in the second and third quarter of 2019;

Many thanks for your assistance.

Regards,
Rachel Li
Research and Policy Officer
Justice Centre Hong Kong

勞工及福利局

Dear Ms. LI,

I refer to your information request of 5.12.2019.  The number of foreign
domestic helper (FDH) employers prosecuted for violation of the Employment
Ordinance (EO) and the Employees’ Compensation Ordinance (ECO), as well as
the number of summonses heard against the FDHs employers for the period
from 1.4.2019 to 30.9.2019 are as follows:

No. of FDH No. of No. of FDH No. of summonses
employers summonses employers heard in respect of
prosecuted for heard in prosecuted for violation of ECO by
violation of EO respect of violation of FDH employers
violation of ECO
EO by FDH
employers
1.4.2019 – - - 2 2
30.6.2019
1.7.2019 – 1 1 1 1
30.9.2019

Yours sincerely,

(CHAN Nga-ting)
for Commissioner for Labour

From:        Rachel Li <[FOI #426 email]>
To:        FOI requests at 勞工及福利局 <[Labour Department request email]>
Date:        05/12/2019 17:35
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - Enforcement actions
against employers of migrant domestic workers

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Dear Labour Department,

Following #FOI 370, I am writing to enquire the following:
-                 The number of summonses issued against employers of
migrant domestic workers under the Employment Ordinance (EO) and the
Employees’ Compensation Ordinance (ECO) in the second and third quarter of
2019; and
-                 The number of employers of migrant domestic workers
prosecuted for violation of the Employment Ordinance (EO) and the
Employees’ Compensation Ordinance (ECO) in the second and third quarter of
2019;

Many thanks for your assistance.

Regards,
Rachel Li
Research and Policy Officer
Justice Centre Hong Kong

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Dear Labour Department,

Thank you for your reply.

I believe you tried to include a table in your reply but the format of the table was jumbled. Can you kindly clarify the below:
- The number of summonses issued against employers of migrant domestic workers for violations of the EO in second quarter, 2019
- The number of summonses issued against employers of migrant domestic workers for violations of the ECO in second quarter, 2019
- The number of employers of migrant domestic workers prosecuted for violations of the EO in second quarter, 2019
- The number of employers of migrant domestic workers prosecuted for violations of the ECO in second quarter, 2019

Many thanks,
Rachel Li
Research and Policy Officer
Justice Centre Hong Kong

勞工及福利局

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Dear Ms. Li,

Attached please find our preceding reply in pdf format for your reference.
 

Yours sincerely,

(CHAN Nga-ting)
for Commissioner for Labour

From:        Rachel Li <[FOI #426 email]>
To:        FOI requests at Labour Department <[Labour Department request email]>
Date:        12/12/2019 12:34
Subject:        Re: Freedom of Information request - Enforcement actions
against employers of migrant domestic workers

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Dear Labour Department,

Thank you for your reply.

I believe you tried to include a table in your reply but the format of the
table was jumbled. Can you kindly clarify the below:
- The number of summonses issued against employers of migrant domestic
workers for violations of the EO in second quarter, 2019
- The number of summonses issued against employers of migrant domestic
workers for violations of the ECO in second quarter, 2019
- The number of employers of migrant domestic workers prosecuted for
violations of the EO in second quarter, 2019
- The number of employers of migrant domestic workers prosecuted for
violations of the ECO in second quarter, 2019

Many thanks,
Rachel Li
Research and Policy Officer
Justice Centre Hong Kong

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