Analyses | Social mobility and wellbeing | 2017-09-07 | HKET

How will it affect Hong Kong if more mainland cities open the door to foreign domestic helpers?

It has been rumoured that Filipino maids might be allowed to work on some mainland cities with much higher wages. The report has raised some concerns in Hong Kong that the minimum wage for local foreign maids would be pushed up; moreover, they might even be discouraged to work here in future. Will these happen?

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