9:00am-10:00am: Labour shortages in HK
9:00am-10:00am: BH - Terence Mang, President of Hong Kong Institute of Construction
9:00am-10:00am: Phone - Roy Ying, Co-chair of the institute's advocacy and policy
9:15am-9:30am: Phone - Howie Wong, Vice-Chairman of Hong Kong Federation of
Restaurants & Related Trades
9:15am-9:45am: Phone - Lam Chun Sing, lawmaker from the Federation of Hong Kong
and Kowloon Labour Unions
On Friday's Backchat we're looking plans to import more staff to tackle labour shortages
Speaking in the Legislative Council on Wednesday, the labour secretary says the
government could import builders and transport workers in a similar way to how non-local
carers will soon be brought into Hong Kong. Chris Sun says there are serious labour
shortages in the construction and transportation industries, and officials will come up with
proposals in the next few months.
Catering sector lawmaker, Tommy Cheung, also says Hong Kong has an acute need to
import workers, especially in the hospitality trade.
How serious is labour shortage in the construction industry? And what impact will
importing more labour have on the local workforce?
We'll be speaking to our panel of experts to find out more.
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