Short Courses, Human Resources Regulations, Law, Part-time Programmes

Employment Law and Practices in Hong Kong

Short Course

Course Code:
PCEL01
Start Date:
10 Mar 2021
Course Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm (Wed)
Mode of Study & Programme Length:
7 Lessons;Total 17.5 hours (Please refer course dates to below “Programme Content”)
Medium of Instruction:
English supplement with Cantonese
Tuition Fee:
HK$1,800
Programme Features:
  • The course aims at providing learners with the basic knowledge and understanding of Hong Kong Employment Law.
  • This course is suitable for administrative and human resources personnel, and those who wish to understand the practices of Hong Kong Employment Law.

Opportunities for Further Studies:

  • Professional Certificate in Employment Law in Hong Kong
Programme Objectives

Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Grasp an in-depth knowledge and concepts employment law;
  • Understand the overall legal framework of employment law;
  • Appreciate the importance of employment status; and
  • Be aware of the pitfalls surrounding equal opportunity law.
Programme Content

Course Date

10, 17, 24, 31 Mar 2021 – 7, 14, 21 Apr 2021 (Wed)

Court System in Hong Kong

  • Labour Advisory Board
  • Labour Department
  • Labour Tribunal
  • High Court

Employment Ordinance

  • Application of the Employment Ordinance
  • Contract of Employment
  • Definition of Wages
  • Rest Days, Holiday and Leaves
  • Sickness Allowance and Maternity Protection
  • End of Year Payment
  • Termination of Contract of Employment
  • Employment Protection
  • Severance Payment and Long Service Payment

Employees’ Compensation Ordinance

  • Claims and Procedures
  • Defenses and Damages

Industrial Safety and Occupational Health Legislations

  • Occupational Safety and Health Ordinance.
  • Factories and Industrial Undertakings Ordinance

Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Ordinance (MPFSO)

  • Legal Framework of Mandatory Provident Fund Authority (MPFA)
  • Contemporary MPF Issues

Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance

  • Scope of Personal Data
  • Data Protection Principles
  • Code of Practice
  • Exemptions
  • Offenses and Remedies

Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO)

  • Equal Opportunities Commission
  • Sex Discrimination Ordinance
  • Disability Discrimination Ordinance
  • Family Status Discrimination Ordinance
  • Race Discrimination Ordinance
Further Opportunities

Anyone who is interested in employment law in Hong Kong.

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