The Limited Times

Now you can see non-English news...

The enclosure of Xia Kui Building and Yat Kui Building has been extended! Residents are concerned about returning to work or deducting fake wages and deductions from the Labour Department

2022-01-25T02:21:04.435Z

[Omicron/Delta/Enclosure of Yat Kwai House in Kwai Chung Village] A group outbreak occurred in Yat Kwai House in Kwai Chung Village. The government successively announced the enclosure of Yat Kwai House and Ying Kwai House for 5 days for testing and banning.



[Omicron/Delta/Enclosure of Yat Kwai House in Kwai Chung Village] A group outbreak occurred in Yat Kwai House in Kwai Chung Village. The government successively announced the enclosure of Yat Kwai House and Ying Kwai House for 5 days for testing and banning. at home.

Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor announced today (January 25) that Xia Kwai House in Kwai Chung Estate will also be enclosed for five days, and the enclosure of Yat Kwai House will be extended for two days to January 28.


As soon as the news came out, many netizens were concerned about how the relevant residents could go to work and how they could not go to work, and some residents were worried about whether they would be deducted from food and leave.

The Labour Department has set out guidelines for employees under quarantine orders. The Labour Department has responded to the issue of employees being unable to go to work, such as whether they can request annual leave or even unpaid leave.


A group outbreak occurred in Yat Kwai House in Kwai Chung Village. The government announced that Yak Kwai House would be enclosed for 5 days for testing and a ban.

(Photo by Liang Pengwei)

According to the "Responsibilities and Rights of Employers and Employees Related to COVID-19 under the Employment Ordinance", upon completion of the quarantine period, the relevant persons will be issued by the Department of Health with relevant documents for admission to the quarantine center when they leave the quarantine center. Regarding the date of quarantine and whether they have been infected with the virus, etc., a sick leave certificate will also be provided upon request of the person under quarantine. If they meet the requirements, they can receive sickness allowance under the Employment Ordinance.

The Labour Department also encourages employers to be sympathetic and understanding of the situation of the employees concerned, and to be flexible, including allowing the employees concerned to take paid leave, or allowing the employees to work outside the office where practicable.

However, this time Yak Kwai House is a "enclosure" operation, and the actual situation may be different from the quarantine center.

The government announced that it would encircle Yat Kui Building for 5 days, testing and banning.

(Photo by Liang Pengwei)

Downtime required for annual leave, statutory holiday or rest day?


According to the guidelines, taking annual leave as an example, the date should be designated by the employer after consulting the employee or their representative; the employer must notify the employee in writing of the date of annual leave at least 14 days before the start of the annual leave, unless both parties agree to give a shorter notice.

Can I be asked to take unpaid leave?


The Labour Department stated that there is no provision in the Employment Ordinance on the issue of unpaid leave. If employers must arrange for employees to take unpaid leave due to business needs or special circumstances, they should consult with the relevant employees in advance and consider the needs of individual employees to reach an agreement. Both parties agree to the arrangement.

The government announced that it would encircle Yat Kui Building for 5 days, testing and banning.

(Photo by Liang Pengwei)

The 2,700 residents of Yikui Building have been banned for 5 days. This is the first case in Hong Kong that netizens are most concerned about the mandatory inspection list for rework in residential areas | 43 more places to be inspected!

An increase of 109 confirmed diagnoses in a single day and 98 locals | With a deadline for notice, a female nurse was in a coma for 28 days with new coronary pneumonia

Source: hk1

All news articles on 2022-01-25

Similar news:

You may like

Trends 24h

Latest

© Communities 2019 - Privacy