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Limiting working hours in Hong Kong may cause job losses and increase inflation, committee warns

Legislating standard working hours could push up labour costs and lead to an increase in inflation and job losses at the grassroots level, a government task force warned on Wednesday. The Standing Working Hours Committee has nevertheless “in principle” agreed to “recommend exploring a legislative approach” to standardise working hours and overtime pay in employment contracts. In the committee’s […]