Employment Law Alert - July 2010

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Welcome to our July 2010 edition of Employment Law Alert, in which we consider several recent cases particular to Hong Kong.

Recent Decisions:

• Zielona Transport Ltd v Au Sou Lin HCLA 46/2008

• Tadjudin Sunny v Bank of America CACV 173/2009

• Sit Ka Yin Priscilla v Equal Opportunities Commission & Ors [2010] HKCU 370

Zielona Transport Ltd v Au Sou Lin HCLA 46/2008

Employer successfully counter claims "unjust enrichment" of employee who voluntarily opted to be hired as a contractor instead of an employee but who subsequently claimed statutory employment benefits...

Tadjudin Sunny v Bank of America CACV 173/2009

An claim based on an alleged implied 'anti-avoidance' term survives a strike out application on appeal...

Sit Ka Yin Priscilla v Equal Opportunities Commission & Ors [2010] HKCU 370

Employee’s claims of disability and sex discrimination failed due to lack of supporting evidence and comparing treatment with inappropriate "comparators"...

Please see full alert below for more information.

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Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, Civil Remedies Updates, Civil Rights Updates, General Business Updates, Labor & Employment Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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