IN CLOSING ARGUMENTS THE FILIPINO PETITIONERS LAWYER TOLD THE HIGH COURT THAT THE RULE PUTS MAIDS AT RISK OF BEING ABUSED

THERE ARE SOME DOMESTIC WORKERS WHO DO NOT WANT TO LIVE WITH THEIR EMPLOYERS AND THE LAW SHOULD TAKE THIS INTO CONSIDERATION, SHIEH TOLD THE COURT.

LIVE-IN RULE MUST NOT SEGREGATE WORK, REST TIME, COURT HEARS

Shieh argued earlier that the live-in rule was unconstitutional and violated the Bill of Rights.
The risk of such abuses has no direct relation to the live-in rule, he told the court.

The Hong Kong High Court on Monday heard closing submissions in a judicial review filed by a Filipino domestic worker against the “live-in” rule for maids, with her lawyer alleging that the rule forces domestic...

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