The Hong Kong SAR Government
announced on 27 September, 2019,the monthly wages for domestic
helpers increase to HK$4,630.-/monthand food allowance isnot less thanHK$1,121.- /monthwith effective from
28 September, 2019.
With effective from
30 September, 2018 the monthly wages for domestic helpers
in HK$4520.- and food allowance is HK$1,075.-
The Hong Kong SAR Government announced
on 29 September 2017 the increase in the level of the Minimum
Allowable Wage (MAW) and Food Allowance for foreign domestic
helpers (FDHs) in the territory.
Details of the increase are as
1.Increase of the MAW by HK$100 from
HK4,410 per month.
2.If employers choose to provide
their FDHs with a food allowance in lieu of free food, said
allowance will be increased by HK$42 to not less that
HK$1,053 per month from not less than
HK$1,037 per month.
The new levels of the MAW and the food allowance will apply to all
contracts on and after
30 Septerber, 2017.