China (Hong Kong): Submission to the Legislative Council’s Panel on Manpower – ‘policies relating to foreign domestic helpers and regulation of employment agencies’

In this submission, Amnesty International recommends the repeal or amendment of current legislation which adversely affects migrant domestic workers. It also calls on the HKSAR government to take action to prevent and address human rights abuses and violations of Hong Kong’s domestic legislation by employers, including the application of criminal sanctions when appropriate. The organization urges the authorities to thoroughly regulate and monitor placement agencies in its territory in respect to illegal excessive fees.

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