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What are helpers holiday entitlements for the year?

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    What are helpers holiday entitlements for the year?

    Thanks. If i am correct they get stat. holidays and i have no maid for the 3 holidays over Chinese New Year. Yikes.

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    Hi Shaz,

    Yes, helpers get statutory holidays. Here's the list of holidays. That's why most families tend to travel during CNY. :cheerlead

    the first day of January;
    Lunar New Year's Day;
    the second day of Lunar New Year;
    the third day of Lunar New Year;
    Ching Ming Festival;
    the first day of May;
    Tuen Ng Festival;
    the day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival;
    Chung Yeung Festival;
    Chinese Winter Solstice Festival or Christmas Day (at the option of the employer);
    the first day of July; and
    the first day of October.
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    ok, so if you are stuck here with the family and no helper, what are some good things to do, both in advance and during the holidays?

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    so what about the upcoming easter holidays, these are not on the list of leave. do they get easter off ??

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    Shaz,

    Officially its not a holiday, but most employers give helpers time off to attend Easter mass etc.


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    good to know - thanks.

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    The Labour Department web site has specific dates for the official Statutory Holidays that all employees are entitled to and how the rules apply:

    http://www.labour.gov.hk/eng/news/la...lidays2005.htm

    Hope this helps.

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