Employment Spotlight Update: Statutory paternity leave to increase to five days starting from 18 January 2019

The Secretary for Labour and Welfare has recently announced that the Employment (Amendment) (No. 3) Ordinance 2018, which increases statutory paternity leave to five days, will come into operation on 18 January 2019.

For further details on statutory paternity leave entitlement under the Employment Ordinance Cap. 57, please refer to our earlier article “Employment Update: Increase of Paternity Leave to Five Days”: https://www.gallhk.com/employment-update-increase-of-paternity-leave-to-five-days/

For further advice on paternity leave or other employment law related matters, please contact the Head of our employment practice, Andrea Randall on +852 3405 7630 or andrearandall@gallhk.com

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