In Chairman’s Teresa Liu’s address, she opened with the introduction of the Hong Kong Labour Department Code of Practice (COP) which was implemented a few years ago and had urged members to comply with the COP. At the invitation of International Labor Organization (ILO), members of AHKMA (Hong Kong Agencies) and SHARP (Philippines Recruiters) underwent […]
LABOR ADVISORY NO. 16 Series of 2017 Relative to Department Order No. 185 issued on November 09, 2017 which imposed a suspension on the acceptance and processing of all new applications for Overseas Employment Certificates subject to certain exceptions, this Department hereby announces that the 15-day suspension has ended on 01 December 2017 and no extensions […]
In response to the high premium that International Labour Office (ILO) of the United Nations put on the care of the rights and interests of the migrant workers, at the invitation of Philippine Overseas Labour Office and ILO, AHKMA attended a Training on Ethical and Fair Recruitment from 22/11/2017 to 23/11/2017. During the training, we […]
The Government announced today (September 29) that the Minimum Allowable Wage (MAW) for foreign domestic helpers (FDHs) in Hong Kong will be increased by 2.3 per cent, from $4,310 to $4,410 per month. Under the Standard Employment Contract for hiring FDHs, employers are required to provide FDHs with food free of charge. At present, the […]
On June 8, 2017, AHKMA organized a Hong Kong Trade Description Ordinance and Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance seminar for our members and fellow agencies in the industry. 120 attendees showed up for the event to get a better understanding of the ordinances and the chance to interact with the officers.