Legal update: increase of Statutory Minimum Wage effective 1 May 2017May172017
Employment Update (May 2017)
Increase of Statutory Minimum Wage Effective from 1 May 2017, the rate of Statutory Minimum Wage has been raised to HK$34.50 per hour. The monetary cap on the requirement of employers recording the total number of hours worked by employees has also been revised to HK$14,100 per month from 1 May 2017. The Labour Department has also issued updated Guidelines and Notes on the Statutory Minimum Wage at http://www.labour.gov.hk/eng/public/content2_smw.htm.
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