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Sin Wai Sum (09410147) + Kung Pui Ting (09418113)

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  • 1.
    • POLS7050 Public Administration
  • 2. The Begin of Minimum Wages Legislation
    • Workers paying below the market wage rate
    • Request for statutory minimum wages legislation (SMW)
    • Wage Protection Movement (WPM)
    •  Statutory Minimum Wages
    • Legislation (SMW)
  • 3. The Aims of Minimum Wages Legislation
    • To protect all kinds of occupational groups
    • To safeguard the interests of the vulnerable and enhances social harmony
    • Establishment of the Minimum Wage Commission
  • 4. The Converge of Minimum Wages Legislation
    • To apply for all mobility of workers between different low-paying sectors
    • To exempt live-in domestic worker and student undertaking internship programmes
      • ->  A controversial question 
  • 5. Exclusion of Live-in Domestic Worker
    • Reasons:
      • Distinctive working pattern from non-live-in domestic worker
      • Enjoyment of in-kind benefits
      • Financial hardships of the family - based employers
  • 6. Exclusion of Live-in Domestic Worker
    • Concern on discrimination against foreign domestic helper
    • Responses:
      • Distinctive remuneration package
      • Early introduction of Minimum allowable wage (MAW)
  • 7. Exclusion of Student Interns
    • Case 1:
      • without employer-employee relationships
        • against aims of SMW legislation & Employee Ordinance
    • Case 2:
      • with employer-employee relationships
        • reduction in training opportunities
  • 8. Exclusion of Student Interns
    • Existing market system between practicum student and hosting organization
  • 9. Conclusion
    • For live-in domestic worker:
      • most are protected under the MAW
      • special working nature
    • For student:
      • absence of employer-employee relationships
      • presence of inherent market system
    • √  Good Arrangement 
  • 10. Recommendation
    • Consideration of:
      • motivation of staff -> labour productivity
        • e.g. salesclerk
      • occupational groups with similar working nature of live-in domestic worker
        • e.g. vehicle driver
  • 11. Recommendation
    • Possibility of division of job nature
    • -> prescription of protection system to
    • various unique job natures.