Fine or hold Hong Kong agencies criminally liable to tackle job-hopping among domestic workers, lawmakers say

Hong Kong lawmakers have called for employment agencies to be fined or held criminally liable to combat job-hopping among domestic helpers, saying a government proposal to issue verbal warnings to firms or revoke their licences lacks a deterrent effect.

They were discussing the government’s proposed two-way approach to tackle the problem of helpers quitting their jobs prematurely without compelling reasons at a Legislative Council panel meeting on Tuesday.

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