Safety clause on cleaning outward-facing windows to be added to Standard Employment Contract for foreign domestic helpers

The Labour Department (LD) announced today (November 14) that starting from January 1, 2017 (Sunday), the Standard Employment Contract (SEC) for foreign domestic helpers (FDHs) will include a new clause on cleaning outward-facing windows to safeguard the occupational safety of FDHs. The new clause stipulates that, when an employer requires the helper to clean the […]

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AHKMA invited Philippines Labor Secretary, POEA Administrator and OWWA Administrator to unveil Assistance Action Center (AAC) as well as an introduction to AHKMA Ethical Recruitment Standards (AERS).

On September 24, 2016, AHKMA was honored to have Labor Secretary Mr Silvestre Bello III, POEA Administrator Mr Hans Cacdac and OWWA Administrator Ms Rebecca Calzado along with his delegations that were on a 3 days visit in Hong Kong for an unveiling ceremony of the Assistance Action Center (AAC). AAC is set up to […]

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Submission our views in writing on the draft Code of Practice to Labor Department

The Commissoner for HK Labor reguates employment agencies (EA) through licensing, conducting regular an surprise inspections, as well as complaints investigation pursuant to PartXII of the Employment Ordinance and the Employment Agency Regulation. To enhance transparency, the Labor Department will publish a list of licensed EAs at its website for verification by members of the […]

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Fourth Regional Conference

    Workshop of the Alliance of Asian Association of Overseas Employment Service   In March 2016, representatives of AHKMA attended the workshop conference of the Alliance of Asian Associations of Overseas Employment Services Providers (OESPAAA) held in Bangkok. The conference was aim to pursue ethical recruitment advocacy through discourse between the migration corridors, with […]

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