Regardless of the type of work or job, statutory holidays is the basic right of employee. However, those who work on shifts and need to be on duty during public holidays may not be able to rest on statutory holidays. According to Hong Kong's "Employment Ordinance", employers must provide employees with compensatory leave within 60 days before or after statutory holidays, otherwise they may violate the "Employment Ordinance"!
Take today (March 13th) as an example:
Based on today's standard, the employer needs to make up
A total of five days of statutory holidays.
Whether you are an employer or an employee, remember to check whether the statutory holidays are covered!
Still feeling lightheaded? ME's human resources specialist is happy to answer your questions, please contact us immediately!