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Statutory Paternity Leave Introduced in Hong Kong

6 January 2015
Mayer Brown Legal Update
On 24 December 2014, the Employment Ordinance ("EO") was amended to introduce three days' paid paternity leave for working fathers (and fathers-to-be). The statutory paternity leave provisions will come into operation on 27 February 2015.


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