Posted by: tigergrassroots | June 20, 2011

Hong Kong Labor department increases pay scale of domestic helpers

Here’s good news to migrant workers eyeing Hong Kong for household service jobs, otherwise known as domestic helpers.
Effective June 2, 2011, the minimum allowable wage (MAW) for domestic workers is HK$3,740, which is HK$160 higher from the current rate of HK$ 3,580.00.
An additional HK$25 was also approved for food allowance at HK$ 775.00 from the current HK$750.00.

The new rates apply to contracts signed on or after June 2, 2011.


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