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Coronavirus: sacking Hong Kong staff for not getting vaccinated may break the law, warns equality chief

Hong Kong’s equality watchdog has told employers they risk breaching discrimination laws by firing workers who refuse to get vaccinated against Covid-19.But Equal Opportunities Commission chairman Ricky Chu Man-kin on Friday noted that anti-pandemic measures would inevitably result in differences in the way people were treated, and those variations could fall outside the scope of the discrimination regulations if they were deemed necessary and reasonable.The Confederation of Trade Unions…


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