Enforcement actions against employers of migrant domestic workers

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Dear Labour Department,

I am writing to inquire 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 fourth 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 fourth quarter of 2019;

I would appreciate if you could attach your reply in pdf format.

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 21.1.2020.  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 1.10.2019 to 31.12.2019 are as follows:

No. of FDH No. of No. of FDH No. of summonses
employers summonses employers heard in respect
prosecuted for heard in prosecuted for of violation of
violation of EO respect of violation of ECO by FDH
violation of ECO employers
EO by FDH
employers
1.10.2019 – 4 24 - -
31.12.2019

Yours sincerely,

(CHAN Nga-ting)
for Commissioner for Labour

From: Rachel Li <[FOI #446 email]>
To: FOI requests at Labour Department <[Labour Department request email]>
Date: 21/01/2020 10:29
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Enforcement actions against
employers of migrant domestic
workers

Dear Labour Department,
I am writing to inquire 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 fourth 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 fourth quarter of 2019;
I would appreciate if you could attach your reply in pdf format.
Many thanks for your assistance.
Regards,
Rachel Li
Research and Policy Officer
Justice Centre Hong Kong
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Dear Ms. Li,

Attached please also find the below reply in pdf format for your
reference.  

Yours sincerely,

(CHAN Nga-ting)
for Commissioner for Labour

From:        PD/LABOUR/HKSARG
To:        [FOI #446 email]
Date:        01/02/2020 12:59
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - Enforcement actions
against employers of migrant domestic workers

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Dear Ms. LI,

I refer to your information request of 21.1.2020.  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 1.10.2019 to 31.12.2019 are as follows:

No. of FDH No. of No. of FDH No. of summonses
employers summonses employers heard in respect
prosecuted for heard in prosecuted for of violation of
violation of EO respect of violation of ECO by FDH
violation of ECO employers
EO by FDH
employers
1.10.2019 – 4 24 - -
31.12.2019

Yours sincerely,

(CHAN Nga-ting)
for Commissioner for Labour

From: Rachel Li <[FOI #446 email]>
To: FOI requests at Labour Department <[Labour Department request email]>
Date: 21/01/2020 10:29
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Enforcement actions against
employers of migrant domestic
workers

Dear Labour Department,
I am writing to inquire 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 fourth 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 fourth quarter of 2019;
I would appreciate if you could attach your reply in pdf format.
Many thanks for your assistance.
Regards,
Rachel Li
Research and Policy Officer
Justice Centre Hong Kong
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