Legal Vision Asia Pacific
Hong Kong During the Pandemic: Employers’ Consideration

WSG is excited to launch a new Vlog series that focuses on important topics in different regions, with member firms and expert leaders providing valuable insights and perspectives.

The first in this Asia Pacific region series focuses on the COVID-19 pandemic and measures employers have implemented to protect employees and minimize redundancy, along with procedures for remote and in-office work arrangements based on latest government and legislative changes.

Relive the Experience

  • Implemented various government sponsored employee subsidy schemes to protect employment and assist businesses to open without layoffs.
  • Recommended employers to implement policies for confidentiality, monitoring and occupational safety for remote working.
  • Required a vaccine pass allowing access to specified premises only to those vaccinated, this may mean unvaccinated employees who work in specified premises who cannot work remotely will need to be terminated.

Featured Insights

Featured Insight 1

Asia Employment Law Bulletin 2022 - Philippines

Unlike previous years, there were no major legislations or government regulations on labor and employment issues in 2021.

Featured Insight 2

The Future of Work: HR Hot Topics 2022 - Whistleblowing in a post-COVID world

With all the changes to the world of work that we have recently experienced and are continuing to experience, our webinar programme this year is focused on the future of work.

Featured Insight 3

Legal Considerations for In-Office, Remote and Hybrid Workforces

How can an organization determine its best strategy? There may not be complete buy-in on the correct course of action, but there are certain factors employers should consider.