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The Legislative Council has passed a Bill designating 3
September 2015 (Thursday) a one-off additional General Holiday and
An employer of an employee covered by the Employment Ordinance
must grant to that employee a statutory holiday on 3 September 2015
or an alternative or substituted holiday in accordance with the
requirements of the Employment Ordinance. If the employee has been
employed under a continuous contract for three months or more
before the statutory holiday, then the employer must also pay
statutory holiday pay to the employee.
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