Legal considerations are often at the forefront of a HR professional’s role of protecting both the employee and employer. From hiring staff, to navigating entitlements and health and safety, workforce management can be strewn with difficult decisions and legal complexities.
This course will provide HR leaders with the outline to the legalities behind work force management within the Hong Kong SAR, to ensure HR Professionals are best placed to protect the interests of themselves, employees and employers.
Designed by Human Resources Online, a pan-Asia media & events brand that is passionate about the progression of HR, this online course aims to equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to:
Know what the statutory entitlements are for staff in Hong Kong
How to make sure your company is legally prepared for remote work
Know what is covered by the Employment Compensation Ordinance
Develop a strong understanding of Hong Kong’s discrimination ordinance
Understand the correct way to execute redundancies and terminations
Understand and implement a framework to correctly deploy pre-screening checks
Know what the best practice is for drawing up employee contracts
How to effectively calculate wage components of staff
Develop strong confidentiality agreements to protect workforce and company
Understand what the legal obligations are during redundancy and termination of contract
What are the statutory entitlements for employees in the SAR
An overview of the Employment Ordinance (EO)
About effective pre-employment screening and verification
What are best practices when drafting employment contracts
About confidentiality agreements
How best to calculate the components of wage
Statutory holiday pay
Statutory annual leave pay
Maternity leave pay
Paternity leave pay
Wages in lieu of notice
What are an employer’s obligation under the Occupational Safety and Health Ordinance and common law duty of care?
What is the Employee Compensation Ordinance (ECO)?
Who is covered by the ordinance, and who is not
The coverage afforded to accident or occupational disease while in the workplace
Where the responsibilities lie for employees and employer when it comes to notification of incidents
The process for claims settlements
What the legal obligations are for working remotely
How to make your company insurance fit for purpose; what to look for in your policy
How to appropriate resources efficiently and where should limits be applied when financially preparing a staff member for remote work
To evaluate employee contracts to make sure they are valid for a work from home environment
An overview of the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC)
What is the Disability Discrimination Ordinance (DDO) and what does it cover?
Latest are the latest developments to the Sexual Discrimination Ordinance (SDO)
The Race Discrimination Ordinance (RDO)
Who is covered by the Family Status Discrimination Ordinance (FSDO
Guidelines to set up internal complaints processes
How should HR professionals react: the dos and don’ts when conducting an investigation and gathering evidence
When should an employer consider terminating a contract and due process
Redundancy: What are the employer’s legal obligations when making an employee redundant?
What are some additional things an employer should consider?
Dismissal: Termination of contract and legal entitlements
Best practices for conducting a termination meeting
Best practices for drafting a termination letter
How to calculate entitlements and compensation
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